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The Verandah House in Hampton Island, Ga. is an example of the classical architecture that architect Andrew Cogar embraces (Photo: Attic Fire Photography).

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Architect Andrew B. Cogar on tradition, teamwork, and sustainability in classical/historical architecture.

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Workshop APD principals Matt Berman and Andrew Kotchen like to use authentic materials. Their design for the About Last Knife restaurant in Chicago kept the circa-1912 brickwork, using it as a canvas for a mural (Photo: Dan Kelleghan).

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From custom residential to multifamily, hospitality, and product design, this NYC firm leverages its philosophy across four design verticals

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Inspiration can come from a variety of sources, but the net result is always a better house, says guest columnist and BSB Design architect Ed Binkley

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Hidden tension rods float this terrazzo staircase

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Mark Turner

Founder and Owner

GreenSpur

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A builder's new ideas for tackling sourcing, sustainability, and other industry challenges

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BALA winner Piebald Ranch, in Texas Hill Country, designed by Craig McMahon Architects. (Photo: Craig McMahon, AIA)

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These three custom homes stood out in the Best in American Living Awards for their site sensitivity and attention to detail

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Michael Lehrer, FAIA

President

Lehrer Architects

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Architect Michael Lehrer on great windows, hand-built models, and builders with high emotional intelligence

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Cary Bernstein talks about an architect's key criteria for selecting building partners

Gnar House in Squaw Valley, Calif., with charred wood exterior

PROJECT: Gnar House, Squaw Valley, Calif. BUILDER/DESIGNER: Rob Wells/sixteenfifty.com, La Jolla, Calif.; CNC FABRICATOR: Byecraft Cabinet, Sparks, Nev. Photo: Jon Rouse/Rouse Photography

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San Diego designer/builder Rob Wells creates the Gnar (short for gnarly) House that breaks some rules

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An architect explains why and how he photographs his own work

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Build LLC’s homes combine Scandinavian influences and contemporary materials. Photo: Courtesy Build LLC

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Seattle-based Build LLC draws on Scandinavian influences to create modern homes that are functional and timeless

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Craig McMahon, principal of Craig McMahon Architects, San Antonio writes about how dealing with clients is kind of like marriage counseling.

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Architect Luis Jauregui’s design/build firm offers a full complement of services. His homes, such as Bentwater Lakehouse, in Houston, are often influenced by the modernists of his native Mexico (Photos Courtesy of Jauregui Architecture, Construction, & Interiors)

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An entrepreneurial spirit helped Luis Jauregui blaze an early path for design/build, as well as a variety of other profit centers

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(Photos: Tzu Chen)

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A creative duo's partnership is driven by client needs, site specifics, and school schedules

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SUMMER 2020

This Month in Custom Builder

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The philosophy of the German Bauhaus school of art and design drives this Dallas-based custom builder

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