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Project of the Week – Overland Trail Cabin

Location: Sugar Bowl Ski Resort California, USA Architect: BCV Architecture + Interiors Photography: Vance Fox Overland Trail Cabin was designed and built with the objectives of providing a welcoming dwelling for use in all seasons, and with an attention to detail, character and sense of place in keeping with the overall community. And considering its
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Project of the Week – Hillcrest House

Location: Newburgh, New York Architect: Jeff Jordan Architects Photographer: Steve Gross, Susan Daley When award-winning architect Jeff Jordan came onboard for this project, the historically situated building had already undergone a major renovation — from storage shed for an apple orchard to
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Home Improvement Challenge of the Week

How to create front yard privacy in style with a modern trellis Like most contractors, Jim West of Westworks Construction is always working on various projects around his own home. No wonder curious passersby are always peering into his front yard to see what he’s building. He’s happy to show off his latest wood design creations. Problem is he has
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Project of the Week – Home Improvement

How to Transform Your Outdoor Living Space with a Decking Makeover Building Challenge The homeowners here weren’t happy with the decking material they used to have. It was rotting, unsightly and the overall design was dated. Cedar Solution Rip it all up and replace it with a beautiful Western Red Cedar deck. Which is really going to complement
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Project of the Week – Long Beach Residence

Location: Long Beach, Indiana Architect: Lucid Architecture Photography: Lucid Architecture On this particular strip of Lake Michigan shoreline, houses are built immediately off the road and navigate the steep slope to the beach. Consequently, this Indiana vacation home appears low and linear from the street, somewhat modest. Once inside, however, the full splendour of
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Project of the Week – Beach Haven Residence

Architect: Specht Architect Location: Beach Haven, NJ Photography: Taggart Sorensen Construction had just begun on this project when Hurricane Sandy swept through in 2012 causing major damage in the surrounding area. Shortly thereafter, FEMA changed all the regulations regarding beachfront houses, which required the Specht Architects team to a “start from scratch” and
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DIY Project Picks of the Month

For most of us, patio season can never come soon enough! But that doesn’t mean you have to hang up your tool belt when the weather won't cooperate.  There are still plenty of indoor DIY woodworking projects you can build for the inside of your home. Here, then, are five projects that will enhance the beauty of your home
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Tour the TOH 2018 Idea House and Get Inspired!

The gifted builders and designers at This Old House have done it again! Their 2018 Idea House is an absolute stunner. Recently unveiled in Narragansett, Rhode Island, this 2,700-square-foot Craftsman-style cottage seamlessly incorporates modern elegance and ingenuity into homey traditional design. So if you’re
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Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre

Location: Ontario, Canada Architect: Perkins+Will Photography: Tom Arban & Scott Norsworthy As a new addition to Fleming College’s Sutherland Campus, The Kawartha Trades + Technology Centre is designed by Perkins + Will to seamlessly bring together theoretical teaching and applied learning in
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The Roofless House

Architect: Craig Steely Architecture Location: Atherton, California Photography: Darren Bradley   Craig Steely’s main design challenge for this Silicon Valley project was to create a space that connected the homeowner to the outdoors as much as possible. Unfortunately, floor-to-ceiling window and sliding door systems weren’t going to cut it. That’s because the only views this particular site really offered was
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