September 18th, 2014

Home renovation rewind: Avoid 6 common pitfalls

Home renovation rewind: Avoid 6 common pitfalls

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Many homeowners take a positive view about home renovation and believe that they can improve the look and value of their property by tackling some projects themselves or getting a contractor in to get the job done.

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Unfortunately, a number of these same homeowners who have already gone ahead with their renovation work, would like to rewind the clock and start again or do things differently, if…

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Home renovation rewind: Avoid 6 common pitfalls

Home renovation rewind: Avoid 6 common pitfalls

Home Renovation Pitfalls-01-1 Kindesign

Many homeowners take a positive view about home renovation and believe that they can improve the look and value of their property by tackling some projects themselves or getting a contractor in to get the job done.

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Unfortunately, a number of these same homeowners who have already gone ahead with their renovation work, would like to rewind the clock and start again or do things differently, if…

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Weekend House showcasing rooftop pool in São Paulo

Weekend House showcasing rooftop pool in São Paulo

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This stunning weekend house was designed by architecture studio SPBR, as a retreat in the city centered around a pool, garden and solarium, located in São Paulo, . Completed in 2013, this 1,969 square foot (183 square meters) modern property features a rooftop swimming pool to capture the heat of the sun, gardens to soften the hardscape and a solarium to avoid the shade from the…

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Suspended Cliffside over the Australian Sea: Cliff House

Suspended Cliffside over the Australian Sea: Cliff House

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The Cliff House is a conceptual design by Australian architectural firm Modscapeof a five storey modular home that clings to the side of a sheer cliff face. The concept was born in response to a growing demand from Australians wanting to live life on the edge. The design is a theoretical response to clients who have approached Modscape to explore design options for extreme parcels of coastal…

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September 17th, 2014

Affordable hillside dwelling in New Zealand: DOGBOX

Affordable hillside dwelling in New Zealand: DOGBOX

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The DOGBOX is an affordable hillside dwelling designed and built by Patch Work Architecture, located in Whanganui, a sleepy provincial city located two and a half hours north of Wellington, New Zealand. Construction of the DOGBOX was completed in December 2012. The home was a collaborative effort between three designers who wanted to jump start their practice by building this affordable home.…

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Minimalistic private residence in Herzliya Pituah, Israel

Minimalistic private residence in Herzliya Pituah, Israel

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Herzelia Pituah House 3 is a minimalistic structure designed as a single family residence by Tel Aviv based studio Pitsou Kedem Architect, located in the beachfront district of Herzliya Pituah, Israel. The main idea behind the design was to work on a rectangular grid where all the functions merge into it, even the parking structure that is usually a small and separate structure at the front of…

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September 16th, 2014

Modern Tribeca Loft renovation with stunning design details

Modern Tribeca Loft renovation with stunning design details

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This Tribeca Loft project encompasses a complete modern renovation of a 10th story loft by architect Aaron Schump, located in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York City. Extensive glazing on three facades presented a unique design challenge for this project.

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A bar of walnut housing the kitchen and service areas organizes the plan. Bedrooms were pushed to the south and west, leaving the…

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Hudson Woods: Sustainable dwelling in Hudson River Valley

Hudson Woods: Sustainable dwelling in Hudson River Valley

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Hudson Woods is a unique collection of locally sourced dwellings designed by Lang Architecture, located in the Hudson River Valley, Kerhonkson, New York. Developed, designed and built by the architecture team, Hudson Woods offers modern, sustainable design at exceptional value to buyers. This project is scheduled for completion in 2016.

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100 miles from New York City, 26 modern, refined and…

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September 15th, 2014

Modern minimalist pad nestled hillside in Colombia

Modern minimalist pad nestled hillside in Colombia

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RV House is a modern minimalist pad designed by architects Alejandro Restrepo Montoya, , and , located in Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia. The 4,467 square foot (415 square meters) house is held lightly on the top of a hill, generating exterior and interior spaces for the family life. The access of the house is to melt with the landscape and…

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Contemporary renovation in Sydney: Long Courtyard House

Contemporary renovation in Sydney: Long Courtyard House

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 Long Courtyard House is a contemporary addition to a turn of the century terrace house designed in 2013 by SCALE Architecture, located in Alexandria, a suburb in the inner-east of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. By reorienting the courtyard to the side of the block, the project challenges the typical terrace configuration. It creates a north-facing side garden extending the full length of…

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September 14th, 2014

Modern open concept penthouse in Taiwan: Lai Residence

Modern open concept penthouse in Taiwan: Lai Residence

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Lai Residence is an intriguing open concept, two-story penthouse apartment, which was designed for a young family by PMK+Designers, located in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. (more…)

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Apple Bay House floats amongst the trees in New Zealand

Apple Bay House floats amongst the trees in New Zealand

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Apple Bay House is a holiday retreat for extended family designed by Parsonson Architects Ltd, nestled on a west facing bush clad hillside of Apple Bay, Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand. The property is located in the Marlborough Sounds, which is at the north end of the South Island of New Zealand. It is accessible by 4 wheel drive vehicle and boat from the nearest township Picton.

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September 13th, 2014

Audacious modern design of concrete and glass in Mexico City

Audacious modern design of concrete and glass in Mexico City

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Casa Sierra Leona showcases a daring modern design where steel, concrete and glass take center stage, designed by architect , located in the residential area of Sierra Leona, on the outskirts of Mexico City, in Lomas de Chapultepec, Mexico

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Apparent simplicity and exquisite details, this house is resolved with flat roofs between a courtyard and a garden in which ambiguously…

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Southern California coastal living atop a hillside: Revello Residence

Southern California coastal living atop a hillside: Revello Residence

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Revello Residence is a modern architectural home remodel that has been designed by Shubin + Donaldson Architects, located in Pacific Palisades, California. Though desirable ocean front/viewing properties are becoming increasingly limited, rare opportunities still exist as diamonds in the rough waiting to be discovered/transformed. This three-level, 4,600 square foot hillside home with four…

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September 12th, 2014

50 Most phenomenal industrial style living rooms

50 Most phenomenal industrial style living rooms

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Creating an industrial style living roomis really in trend because of its impossible to miss look, it’s simple to create and exceptionally affordable. Blending this style with touches of different styles serves to customize the space as you like. For instance, brick walls and industrial style furnishings look extraordinary in a highly contrasting minimalist color scheme; you can soften the look…

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