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Clever design solutions for unique residential projects.



Photo: Poggenpohl

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Luxury kitchen manufacturer Poggenpohl is expanding its lacquer expertise in a unique way

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Garrison Hullinger, older boy's bedroom

(Photo: Blackstone Edge Studios)

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A photo wall, a stage, high ceilings, and a secret passageway are among the features for a child’s bedroom presented by two designers and a builder.

Photos: Joshua Curry Photography

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Craftsmanship, collaboration, and a rooftop pool reminiscent of a glass-bottom boat.

The upper courtyard and garden of Quarry House, protected from Connecticut seacoast winds, offer an imtimate place to sit, says architect John Tittmann. The home, which sits on a granite ledge, was built by Brian Maresca of Guilford, Conn. Photo: Robert Benson Photography

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Building a foundation on a challenging site takes planning, patience, and a collaborative attitude

A meditation room designed by Landry Design Group, Los Angeles (Photo: Erhard Pfeiffer).

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See how two builders and an architect executed their visions for wine rooms, a basement spa, and a children's bunk/craft room with access hidden behind a swing-away bookcase.

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The road to becoming a successful green builder starts with planning

Seaside house with louver system

Photos: Bate Masi Architects

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A louver solution for this seaside home provided privacy and natural ventilation.

Michigan Lake House in Holland, Mich., designed by the Landry Design Group, Los Angeles, and built by Mike Schaap Builders, Holland, Mich. Photo: Erhard Pfeiffer

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Three Platinum winners from the 2016 Best in American Living Awards show how custom is done

Rustic French kitchen in home designed by Barnes Vanze Architects, Washington, D.C., and built by Jim Gibson Builders, Washington, D.C. Photo: Anice Hoachlander

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Cabinetry alone can send a budget spiraling out of control. Make sure clients understand their options and what they cost.

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FALL 2019

This Month in Custom Builder

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The company also added a reversible option that gives designers a decorative fluted motif

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A preconstruction process that convinces potential clients to pay for estimating is less about contract language and more about beginning a relationship

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