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Courtyard home offers a fresh and contemporary aesthetic in California

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A striking contemporary courtyard home was designed by Butler Armsden Architects, located on a gently sloping 1.75 acre property in Atherton, California. This home is spread out over two levels, maximizing views of the rolling hills surrounding the site. From the exterior facade you will find a visually pleasant, varied massing and simple wood siding. This […]

Modern family home in New York boasts inner courtyards for privacy

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Designed by Bates Masi + Architects, this modern family home was conceived as four interconnected pavilions, nestled on a sprawling three acre property in Matinecock, New York. The homeowners desired to live is a suburban environment to raise their school-aged children. The community they selected is an early Quaker settlement, which also inspired the design of […]

Striking modern home in Australia wraps around a central courtyard

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This striking modern home was designed by Alta Architecture in collaboration with R.Z.Owens Constructions, located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Nestled on a quiet, suburban street, the residence was designed for a couple and their extended family (parents and future children). Encompassing 7,588 square feet (705 square meters) of living space, the homeowners requested five spacious bedrooms to accommodate their […]

Summer retreat gets a refreshing modern update on Long Island

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A family summer retreat built in the late 1970s has been beautifully renovated by Lake | Flato Architects, located on Long Island, New York. The home’s original roots began as a vacation home that had been in the family for many years. The homeowners wished to modernize the existing three bedroom footprint of just 1,600 square feet. The preserve the […]

Contemporary courtyard style home with Texas Hill Country views

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This courtyard style home was designed by LaRue Architects along with Shoberg Custom Homes, located in the private golf community of Spanish Oaks, in Austin, Texas. The architects custom designed this home to capture its surrounding Hill Country views. The clients were a newlywed couple who were planning on starting a family, looking for a spacious […]

Modern courtyard house surrounded by lush Japanese gardens

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This two-story modern courtyard house was designed by Jamie Bush + Co., surrounded by abundant Japanese gardens in Santa Monica, California. The exterior facade of this residence offers a sober aesthetic; a mix of board formed concrete on the first level and redwood on the upper level. The material elements applied on the exterior helps to set […]

A contemporary seaside residence in Stinson Beach, California

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This contemporary seaside residence was designed by architects Turnbull Griffin Haesloop, located in Stinson Beach, Marin County, California. The property offers its inhabitants a southern exposure to the Seadrift Lagoon, as well as views to the north of the Bolinas Lagoon. The structure was created as an indoor/outdoor retreat to expand living spaces. This affords opportunities to spend […]

Courtyard house in Spain radiates with freshness and light

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A courtyard house has undergone a complete reform, transformed into an urban oasis, full of light, charm and freshness, located in Barcelona, Spain. The new homeowners had previously resided in an apartment, which had plenty of style and was ideal, but not big enough for their expanding family. With the arrival of their second child, […]