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Blending Contemporary and Traditional

Contemporary Exterior by Cambridge Architects & Designers LDa Architecture & Interiors We love this great New England home. What a masterful job the designers did at taking a traditional style and giving it a fresh, contemporary twist. Contemporary styles are hot right now, but if you’re living in a more traditionally styled existing home, you can still add contemporary flavor. M...
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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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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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Bill Marvin

Happy Birthday, Bill Marvin!

On this day in 1917, William “Bill” Marvin was born to George and Almina Marvin in Warroad, Minnesota. Bill Marvin’s vision helped lead the growth of Marvin Windows and Doors from a regional lumber company to the world’s largest premier window and door manufacturer, and laid the foundation for what Marvin is today. In honor of our company’s great visionary, we will be featuring a special post o...
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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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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 ...