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Renovated Garage Turned Modern Party Space

  Homeowners Bill and Ruth True had a unique vision for the detached wood garage on their just-purchased Puget Sound property. The Trues pictured using the space for activities like dinner parties or yoga, so they called upon Seattle design firm Graypants to transform the dated garage. The final result is breathtaking, featuring entirely glass walls and reclaimed-fir floorboards. Check out...
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House Serengeti

House Serengeti

  A large, pivoting glass door welcomes guests into this South African villa. Complete with an incredible pool, Koi pond and warm rich colors, this residence boasts gorgeous views of the Johannesburg suburb. The home features expansive use of wood and stone, with stylish rusted steel slats adding some privacy. Find more pictures here. More from Marvin:   Try Marvin's free Onli...
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Treehouse Exterior

Island Treehouse in Maine

Built using all natural materials, this treehouse is perfect for a family summer trip. The 350 square-foot residence sits within the beautiful landscape of the Maine coast and is complete with Marvin’s Ultimate Double Hung windows. It may be built for kids, but adults will love the exposed rough-sawn Douglas Fir, natural light, and sleeping loft. See more pictures of the Island Tree House ...
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APOLLO Exterior

Exposed Concrete Residence

Faced with the challenges of high construction costs and a worker and materials shortage – due to Japan’s earthquake recovery and 2020 Tokyo Olympic preparation – APOLLO Architects & Associates Co., Ltd had to get creative when designing this Nakano home. The team decided to use exposed concrete instead of regular wooden framework as well as a frame-waterproof material for the roof to ...
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2014 Architects Challenege Winners

The 2014 Architect Challenge has ended and the juried challenge winners have been announced.  Ten winners total were selected by the three esteemed judges and one of the ten was honored as Best in Show. The Shingle-Style Sanctuary by architect Patrick Ahearn was awarded Best in Show with unanimous agreement from the judges. The house was everything that architects love to see in a well planned de...
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