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A butterfly roof shelters this modernist LEED Platinum home in Georgia

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Robert M. Cain, Architect has developed this LEED Platinum home with a butterfly roof located on a 1/3-acre infill site in Decatur, Georgia. Spread out over two levels, this 2,800 square foot dwelling features three bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms. The living room, dining, kitchen, and guest bedrooms are sheltered by a unique butterfly roof structured with […]

Sustainable urban home offers sweeping views over Seattle skyline

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This contemporary 4,815 square foot sustainable urban home was designed by Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects, located in Seattle, Washington. The exterior facade features a compact form designed to maximize views of the home’s surroundings, while responding to its micro climate. Sustainable features were integrated into the architecture, including a rainwater collection system on the roof. This […]

An island oasis showcases charming details on Formentera

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This charming crisp white home caters to outdoor living, a perfect place to escape and unwind on the island of Formentera, in the Mediterranean Sea. The home is positioned on a quiet corner wrapped in silence, less than a mile from the beach. The property is an oasis of freshness, with junipers, pines and the intense scent […]

Contemporary pad in Sydney creating strong indoor-outdoor dialogue

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Woollahra Residence is a two story contemporary pad merging indoor and outdoor living, designed by Tzannes Associates, located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The home is nestled on a compact site that is surrounded by mature trees and nicely groomed landscaping. Designed as a family home that is relaxing and casual, the interior spaces open to […]

Distinctive Northwest Harbor House with sustainable elements

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Northwest Harbor House is a contemporary single story raised structure that has been designed by Bates Masi + Architects, located in East Hampton, New York. This stunning single family home is comprised of 1,895 square feet of living space. Straddling freshwater wetlands and a tidal estuary just six feet above sea level, this house’s site demands extraordinary […]

LEED-Platinum home in Alamo Heights: Hacienda Ja Ja

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Hacienda Ja Ja is a LEED-Platinum home nestled beneath a canopy of live oak trees, designed by Lake Flato Architects, in Alamo Heights, Texas.  The 2,328 square foot property is to scale with its neighbors, offering porches that allow its residents to easily engage with activity on the street. Spaces wrap around a small courtyard to […]

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