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1895 Victorian reimagined into light-filled modern home in California

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This stunning 1890s Victorian renovation project was historically preserved by Ken Linsteadt Architects, located in Larkspur, a city in Marin County, California. The architects wished to respect and preserve the history of this old traditional style home, which called for a series of skillful moves both inside and out. Due to its historic designation in Larkspur, the front facade of the […]

Farmhouse-inspired residence with a fabulous greenhouse in Pennsylvania

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Design build studio JLF Architects was responsible for this gorgeous farmhouse-inspired residence, nestled in the hillside of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. This scope of this project entailed the revival of an historical property that resulted in an inviting exterior that is equally amazing on the interior. This home began as an early 19th century Dutch farmstead, offering […]

Light-filled NYC townhouse renovation offers comfortable modern living

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This contemporary townhouse renovation and extension project is the work of architecture studio Agencie Group, located near the Domino Sugar refinery in Brooklyn, New York. The interior of the 1860’s masonry townhouse was extensively gutted and refurbished after suffering severe fire damage. Together with the client, the architects worked to actively recreate some of the historic features that were original […]

Beautiful creekside retreat surrounded by a grove of California redwoods

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Originally constructed in 1954, this creekside retreat has been completely transformed by Richardson Architects, located in Mill Valley, a city in Marin County, California. The residence is nestled in a redwood grove, on a gently upsloping property that is bordered by a creek. The site features a distinctive old wooden bridge that crosses over the creek, while walls […]

New England barn gets historically preserved to charming living quarters

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This beautiful old barn built in 1790 has been historically preserved to be part of a living space by Cummings Architects, located in Topsfield, Massachusetts. The homeowners had contacted several architects about preserving their dilapidated barn. They had all suggested tearing down the barn, but not Cummings Architects, who has a history of preserving some of […]

Historical farmhouse gets a modern transformation in British Columbia

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Today we would love to share with you this delightful historical farmhouse, renovated by interiors firm PlaidFox Studio along with Home Star BC, located in Vancouver, British Columbia. This 100 year old crumbling farmhouse underwent a complete overhaul. The design team worked together to painstakingly modernize this home, all the while maintaining it’s original character. There […]

Carriage house transformed into stylish contemporary dwelling in New York

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This stylish contemporary dwelling was designed by DHD Architecture in collaboration with interiors studio Eve Robinson Associates. The single family home is located in the Carnegie Hill neighborhood on the section of Fifth Avenue, New York known as Museum Mile. The structure originally served as a carriage house in 1915, designed by the firm of Delano & Aldrich for William and […]

Rustic stone and timber dwelling overlooking the Grand Tetons

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This stunning rustic stone and timber home was designed by JLF Architects along with design-build firm Big D Signature, located in Jackson, Wyoming. The weathered stones for the structure were reclaimed from an old ruin scouted in Great Falls, Montana. The home is nestled in a meadow of native grasses, with the Grand Teton mountain range serving as […]