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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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Dallas Nature-Inspired House

Sitting on a 13-acre site, this Texas home beautifully incorporates the nature surrounding it. The residence is part of Dallas’s first low-impact development called Urban Reserve, a neighborhood of “modern, single-family, architect-designed homes.” Broken up into two 16-foot wide rectangles, the home features a 50-foot-long garage with two bedrooms and bath over top of it. All ...
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San Lorenzo Residence

San Lorenzo Residence in Los Angeles, CA

Beautifully placed in its surrounding landscape, the San Lorenzo House was built using “L-shaped” designs to follow a zoning study. The large open living space uses pocket sliding doors and unfolding windows to passively cool the house and naturally ventilate the home. Boasting an interior private garden and amazing views of the nearby golf course, this residence also features a pool...
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LINK LOVE: Everything you need to know about Passive

Photo by Peter Guthrie   Summer is heating up and air-conditioning bills are rising, which has us thinking about passive houses. Passive houses are so efficient they keep themselves cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Wondering what a Passive House is? Check out these great links below to learn more. Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) PHIUS is where you are going to find all the bu...
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Four House Tiny House Company

Four Lights Tiny House Company

A recent episode of NBC’s “The Art of the Start Up” featured Jay Shafer and his start up Four Lights Tiny House Company. A self-proclaimed “claustrophile,” Shafer has been building tiny houses for about 15 years. His homes range from 100 to 400 square feet and can be delivered to your door in about eight weeks. Watch the video to learn more and see Marvin windows ...
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Not just a company, a community. Four generations of Warroad families: bit.ly/1o...

Not just a company, a community. Four generations of Warroad families: bit.ly/1olSont #MarvinWindows #HandcraftedinAmerica


Inside Every Marvin Window: A Close Community Four ...