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HOUZZ

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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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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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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Jespersen Exterior

Emigration Canyon Home

Sitting alone in Utah’s Emigration Canyon, the Jespersen residence pulls together steel, aluminum, stone and glass in beautiful geometric form. Using clean lines and a flat roof,  architect and homeowner Brent Jespersen explains he “wanted to create a temple, something truly serene and calm.” We especially love the oversize sliding glass doors, providing unobstructed views of t...
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In 2007, Bill and Margaret Marvin established a $15 million endowed scholarship...

In 2007, Bill and Margaret Marvin established a $15 million endowed scholarship fund for students in Warroad. At the time, it was the single largest endowment ever to be received by a community in ...