Archive for the ‘Home Additions’ Category

Backyard Offices: Awesome or a Tad Unnecessary?

April 13, 2010 in Home Additions

The normal 40-hour workweek is usually associated with early-morning commutes and late-afternoon gridlock. So, is having an office just outside our backdoors the solution to the dread we deal with every Monday? Or is it simply a design... read full post →

Modern with a Side of Ranch

March 04, 2010 in Home Additions

Ho-hum. Another ranch house from the ‘50s. Simple, good enough, and spacious. Not if Hufft Projects of Kansas City, Missouri, and owners Courtney and Andrew Bash have anything to say about it. Look what they’ve done to... read full post →

On the Cutting Edge of Construction…Literally

February 25, 2010 in Home Additions

While some might find this residence in Hiroshima, Japan, an off-kilter design, I’d say it strikes a perfect balance, at least aesthetically. The hard qualities evoked by black cedar and steel juxtapose a freshness derived from... read full post →

Bet You’ve Never Seen a Cottage Like This Before!

February 22, 2010 in Home Additions

On a street of small cottages, these homeowners wanted extra space without overwhelming the neighborhood. Their nearly 3,500-square foot plan was large enough to accommodate the family-to-be, as well as hobbies and entertaining. The... read full post →

Paint & Light: Stunning Artists’ Home by Johnston Architects

February 12, 2010 in Home Additions

Artist-couple Gary Faigin and Pamela Belyea add 1,600 square feet of art to their 1936 bungalow. This creative pair needed more space in their Seattle home. They hired award-winning Johnston Architects to make it happen. By way of a... read full post →
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