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Stylishly sleek and white. This weatherboard home takes a modern twist on the traditional white weatherboard homes that line our inner city suburbs.

Stylishly sleek and white. This weatherboard home takes a modern twist on the traditional white weatherboard homes that line our inner city suburbs.

stables - If I ever win the lottery I'm going to get back into show horses and build this barn.  :)

stables - If I ever win the lottery I'm going to get back into show horses and build this barn. :)

Refined Rustic - With a focus on integrating the old and the new, Ben’s Barn was built using modern design aesthetics but also features salvaged materials from both an antique farmhouse and a mid-century-modern teardown.   -  Black-framed polygon and casement windows work in concert with a sliding french door to blend a contemporary enclosed porch into the…

Refined Rustic - With a focus on integrating the old and the new, Ben’s Barn was built using modern design aesthetics but also features salvaged materials from both an antique farmhouse and a mid-century-modern teardown. - Black-framed polygon and casement windows work in concert with a sliding french door to blend a contemporary enclosed porch into the…

Farmhouse Inn in Forestville - $700 a night to sleep in a barn! (albeit a beautiful one)

Farmhouse Inn in Forestville - $700 a night to sleep in a barn! (albeit a beautiful one)

"Stories you read when you’re the right age never quite leave you. You may forget who wrote them or what the story was called. Sometimes you’ll forget precisely what happened, but if a story touches you it will stay with you, haunting the places in your mind that you rarely ever visit." ~Neil Gaiman, M Is for Magic

"Stories you read when you’re the right age never quite leave you. You may forget who wrote them or what the story was called. Sometimes you’ll forget precisely what happened, but if a story touches you it will stay with you, haunting the places in your mind that you rarely ever visit." ~Neil Gaiman, M Is for Magic

This modern addition to a craftsman bungalow is equal parts playful and practical. At 1,100 sf, it doubles the size of the house, creates and easy grade-level connection to the backyard, and adds much needed breathing room for a growing family.

This modern addition to a craftsman bungalow is equal parts playful and practical. At 1,100 sf, it doubles the size of the house, creates and easy grade-level connection to the backyard, and adds much needed breathing room for a growing family.

Preservation Props<br><br>Since the house is in a historic district, Beebe and Skidmore’s interventions were constrained by local guidelines, including a stipulation that the walls of the addition couldn’t line up with the walls of the existing house. They bumped the walls in by five feet on either side and painted the addition, clad in siding from Capital Lumber, a color complementary to the original building’s deep, bright blue. “A guy from Boise’s preservation office came by and said…

An Airy Addition to a Historic Boise Home

Preservation Props<br><br>Since the house is in a historic district, Beebe and Skidmore’s interventions were constrained by local guidelines, including a stipulation that the walls of the addition couldn’t line up with the walls of the existing house. They bumped the walls in by five feet on either side and painted the addition, clad in siding from Capital Lumber, a color complementary to the original building’s deep, bright blue. “A guy from Boise’s preservation office came by and said…

The Week In Design: From TreeHouses to Washing Machines, With a Visit to the Olympics

The Week in Design: From Treehouses to Washing Machines, With a Visit to the Olympics

a foot powered Washing Machine? looks like a modified cooler...

Clever architecture and efficient layout. Love the not so big concept.

Clever architecture and efficient layout. Love the not so big concept.

Urban Rustic :: Courtney + Kevin | Life Design Event Planning

Urban Rustic :: Courtney + Kevin | Life Design Event Planning