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Build a HOUZZ

If you’re in the planning stages of a remodel or thinking about building a new home chances are you’ve been gathering inspiration from anywhere you can find it. If you have piles of magazine clippings and a collection of Pintrest boards but need help making everything a reality then you should check out Houzz. Houzz is an online architecture, design, landscape, and home improvement community fi...
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The Legend of the Kavanagh Building

Photo by Boris G Kavanagh building was commissioned in 1934 by Corina Kavanagh, who sold her inheritance to build herself a luxury skyscraper. The Kavanagh building has many claims to fame: it was designed and constructed in only 14 months, for many years the Kavanagh building was the tallest building in Latin America, it has been honored with the Municipal Award for Collective Houses and Facades...
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Hamptons Exterior

Retreat in the Hamptons

This two-story Colonial Revival in the Hamptons is the perfect combination of traditional and modern inspirations. Just a few blocks from the ocean, the residence features high ceilings, light-oak floors and a myriad of windows. The homeowners dreamt of living on the beach and turned to architects Brian Sawyer and John Berson to update and transform the 1990s residence. Sawyer explains, “...
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2014 Architects Challenge Showdown Winner

Congratulations to Lian Eoyand, designer of the 2014 Architects Challenge Showdown winner: Summer Cottage. Lian Eoyang, owner of VIF Studio, designed the Summer Cottage to replace another cottage that had been razed from the location after falling into disrepair. The cottage is one of two on the estate that houses guests. Hand-cut fieldstone matches the historic facades of other buildings on th...
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Marvin Architects Challenge Entry Featured in The New York Times

The New York Times recently featured one of our Marvin Architects Challenge entries from the historic district of Kinderhook. Homeowner Sigrid Gray moved to the Hudson Valley village from Brooklyn in 2012, with the hope of finding a new home with “grounds that would challenge her.” She purchased a 1,500-square-foot residence, sitting on less than a fifth of an acre of land, with the ...
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