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Winter dream cabin in the village of Sugar Bowl: Ski Barn

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This barn-inspired rustic ski cabin is situated in the old world Tahoe village of Sugar Bowl, California and designed by Kelly and Abramson Architecture. The exterior siding, interior floors, railings and massive beams all came from reclaimed barn wood. Hoping to make the 5,200 square foot building as green as possible, the owners also used Forest Stewardship […]

A contemporary yet cozy ski-town getaway in Utah

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This contemporary vacation retreat was designed by Costantino Grandjacquet Architect along with JamesThomas Interiors, located in the ski-town of Park City, Utah. The homeowner, a sophisticated Chicago-area bachelor, requested the project team to build from the ground up. Bringing a fresh, cosmopolitan eye to the design, the client desired a clean, contemporary aesthetic for his year-round vacation home. […]

Sumptuous mountain lodge getaway in Idaho evokes inviting atmosphere

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This spectacular mountain lodge getaway was designed by McLaughlin & Associates Architects in collaboration with Tucker & Marks, located in Ketchum, Idaho. The architectural design of this residence is full of high drama and massive amounts of stone. The color palette is an inspiration of warm hues — russets, saffrons, ochres and golds. The design team layered […]

Beautiful family vacation retreat poised high on Lake Michigan shoreline

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This transitional style family vacation retreat was designed by Robbins Architecture, set high on the shoreline of Lake Michigan, in the village of Harbert. The property showcases incredible lakefront views, making this an idyllic location for a home. The architects worked with the site’s constraints, preserving the mature trees on the property, while maintaining the existing […]

Idyllic rustic mountain retreat showcases views of the Teton Mountains

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Locati Architects was responsible for the design of this contemporary rustic mountain retreat that resides in the beautiful countryside of Jackson, Wyoming. With picturesque views of the Teton mountain range in the distance, this home is nestled on an idyllic 20-acre property with rushing river running parallel to the site. Commissioned as a three-generation family retreat, the key to comfort was […]

Beach style condo boasts magnificent views of the Gulf of Mexico

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This breathtaking beach style condo was designed by W Design Interiors, offering panoramic oceanfront views of the Gulf of Mexico. The homeowners primary residence is in Chicago, they were looking to have a comfortable Florida vacation home as an escape from their busy city lives. Their desire was to have a home that reflected their traditional aesthetic, […]

Highly inviting timber frame house in the beautiful Rocky Mountains

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This timber frame mountain home has been designed as a year-round family vacation retreat by architects Shope Reno Wharton, located in Aspen, Colorado. Surrounded by 1.6 acres of property, the residence is nestled on a wooded slope with views over Aspen and the ski slopes. With plenty of activities, of skiing in the winter and hiking and biking […]

Charming cottage retreat gets a makeover on Mayne Island, British Columbia

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This charming cottage retreat has undergone a complete remodel by Johnson McLeod Design Consultants, located on Mayne Island, British Columbia, Canada. The island is a small, friendly, Canadian Island positioned about half way between the lower mainland of British Columbia and Vancouver Island. The cottage was designed as a vacation retreat for the busy design consultants as an escape from […]