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HOUZZ

Build a HOUZZ

If you’re in the planning stages of a remodel or thinking about building a new home chances are you’ve been gathering inspiration from anywhere you can find it. If you have piles of magazine clippings and a collection of Pintrest boards but need help making everything a reality then you should check out Houzz. Houzz is an online architecture, design, landscape, and home improvement community fi...
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Treehouse Exterior

Island Treehouse in Maine

Built using all natural materials, this treehouse is perfect for a family summer trip. The 350 square-foot residence sits within the beautiful landscape of the Maine coast and is complete with Marvin’s Ultimate Double Hung windows. It may be built for kids, but adults will love the exposed rough-sawn Douglas Fir, natural light, and sleeping loft. See more pictures of the Island Tree House ...
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APOLLO Exterior

Exposed Concrete Residence

Faced with the challenges of high construction costs and a worker and materials shortage – due to Japan’s earthquake recovery and 2020 Tokyo Olympic preparation – APOLLO Architects & Associates Co., Ltd had to get creative when designing this Nakano home. The team decided to use exposed concrete instead of regular wooden framework as well as a frame-waterproof material for the roof to ...
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2014 Architects Challenege Winners

The 2014 Architect Challenge has ended and the juried challenge winners have been announced.  Ten winners total were selected by the three esteemed judges and one of the ten was honored as Best in Show. The Shingle-Style Sanctuary by architect Patrick Ahearn was awarded Best in Show with unanimous agreement from the judges. The house was everything that architects love to see in a well planned de...
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Jespersen Exterior

Emigration Canyon Home

Sitting alone in Utah’s Emigration Canyon, the Jespersen residence pulls together steel, aluminum, stone and glass in beautiful geometric form. Using clean lines and a flat roof,  architect and homeowner Brent Jespersen explains he “wanted to create a temple, something truly serene and calm.” We especially love the oversize sliding glass doors, providing unobstructed views of t...
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Marvin’s earliest employees were farmers, lumbermen and fishermen from northern...

Marvin’s earliest employees were farmers, lumbermen and fishermen from northern Minnesota. They knew how to solve problems and get the job done better and more efficiently. Although we now have ...