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A Old Passive Home is Brought into the 21st Century

This light-filled California residence was once the home of a submarine engineer in the 1950s. One of the first passive-solar homes in the state, the house was clearly inspired by sun and eart​h and was constructed using only redwood, glass, concrete and stainless steel. From above, the structure looks like a nautilus shell, and the kitchen counter “aligns with the sun’s angle at t...
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Modern Monday: A Maryland Home Gets a Major Makeover

It’s hard to believe this is the same house from the before images. This private residence called upon Shinberg.Levinas and Oehme van Sweden & Associates to recreate the interior space and develop the gorgeous landscaping. To give the home a more modern feel, the exterior red brick was painted white. Interior walls were removed to create a larger living space and floor-to-celing windo...
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Link Love: Transparent house, shipping containers and more

Before & After: a Family Home in Ireland Design*Sponge “The home had seen a lot of wear and tear over the years and needed a fresh look for a young family. By keeping the focus on the family, Roisin was able to create a design that was colorful and modern, but also practical and functional for all members of the family.” Quebec Couple Builds a Home Using Four Shipping Containers J...
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Modern Monday: Romanian Lakeshore Home

It’s hard to beat a property that sits perfectly between an ample forest and calm lake. This home takes advantage of its gorgeous views using amazing large windows and doors on all sides of the residence. The interior features a fun mix of textures, and the dining room’s high celling and mirrored attic wall further open up the space. Escape to Romania with more photos of this lakesh...
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A Modern Home Atop a 290-Acre Barley Farm

Most of the time when an architect doesn’t follow a homeowner’s direction, it doesn’t end with a happy customer. This modern home in Rural Squirrel, Idaho is an amazing exception. Lauri and Doug Siddoway originally wanted a traditional, Tuscan-style home, but architect Mitch Blake drew different inspiration from the open farmland on which the residence sits. The home featu...
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In urgent need of Thanksgiving décor? Check out these gorgeous decorating ideas...

In urgent need of Thanksgiving décor? Check out these gorgeous decorating ideas from Country Living Magazine and get inspired:

23 Festive Thanksgiving Decor ...