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A London Pub on the Lake

This custom home on Minnesota’s Lake Minnetonka incorporates the homeowners' love for London into its antique walnut bar




Design

Guest Column: Blurred Lines

Using floor-to-ceiling sliding or folding glass doors is an effective means of enhancing the connection between interior spaces and the outdoors.

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Design Spotlight

Design Spotlight: Powder Rooms by Renata Buenrostro, AIA

The powder room can be the jewel box and the most unexpected space in a home

Architecture

Q&A: Embracing the Creativity and Authenticity of Classic Architecture

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

Projects

Traditional Architecture With A Twist

Historic house shapes merged with modern features satisfy a variety of client wish lists while making neighbors happy

Design Spotlight

Design Spotlight: Home Offices by Rob Turner

A key element is capturing what is important to the homeowners and then creating a backdrop that expresses who they are while still making the room reflect the architectural detailing of the house.

Design Spotlight

Design Spotlight: Home Offices by K. Tyler

A home office for her, a home office for him, and then there's the historical renovation with lacquered walls

Design

Design Details: Wine Room That Looks Like a Wine Basket

Building a wine room out of Napa vineyard oak barrels. Now why didn't someone else think of that? 

Case Studies

Urban Jungle: Infill in San Francisco

Fitting a new construction into a 25-foot wide lot

Case Studies

Urban Jungle: Infill in Washington, D.C.

Fitting in differently on a large, shady lot

Case Studies

Urban Jungle: Infill in Chicago

Executing a successful custom home on an infill lot requires that you build good relationship and a thoughtful structure

Case Studies

Dark Materials Tell the Story of This Home's Past

This house memorializes the owners’ previous abode, which had been destroyed by an electrical fire

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