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This is where we feature hundreds of beautiful custom homes and designs by the best interior designers, architects and custom home builders in the world.

Each post features one project completed by a design/building professional and includes a large gallery showcasing the work.

This section gets updated regularly as we accept new projects by professionals worldwide.

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Palm Springs Meets Miami in this Mid-Century Modern Waterfront Mansion

Palm Springs meets Miami in this breathtaking modern mansion with a dreamy rooftop deck offering unobstructed 360-degree views of Biscayne Bay and of the Miami skyline. Designed to mimic mid-century Palm Springs architecture with a flair of Miami lifestyle, the mansion’s use of juxtaposing materials, geometric lines, bright artwork, and sculptures adds a level of …

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RR Residence by Studio McW

About Studio  Studio McW was founded by David McGahon and Greg Walton. The practice operates across London and the UK, with a young talented team, working on a diverse typology of sectors including high-end private residential and mixed-use schemes. The practice projects are characterized by unexpected and surprising architectural details, with the use of natural …

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Little Horsecroft Cottage at Suffolk, UK by IF_DO

Client: Private Location: Suffolk, UK Size: 250 sqm Budget: Confidential About Studio IF_DO was founded in 2014 by three good friends, bored by inaction and excited by the possibility of doing things differently. They believe architecture has the power to improve lives and make communities happier and stronger. They have a knack for building relationships, …

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Mandala House at Koregaon Park, Pune by Malik Architecture

Client: Shailesh Mehta Location: Koregaon Park, Pune Built-Up Area: 10,000 sq.ft. Status: Completed In 2000 Design Team: Kamal Malik, Vidya Kini, Sanjay Tatkare, Vijay Kolekar Photography: Bharath Ramamrutham Consultants Structure: Sterling Engineering Plumbing: Suhas Gangan Electrical: Vikas Joshi HVAC: J. G. Gharat Landscape Consultant: Shobha Bhopatkar About Studio Malik Architecture is an award-winning Mumbai-based multidisciplinary …

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Wave House by Safdie Rabines Architects

Architect: Safdie Rabines Architects Project Name: Wave House Completion: 2013 Size: 5,700 SF Photographer: Undine Prohl This custom house is designed to maximize the views of the San Diego Bay while responding to the steep canyon on which it is located. This goal was accomplished through the incorporation of a 35’ long light-filled atrium that acts as …

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Grand Luxury Home at 9616 Georgetown Pike

Price: $4,980,000 Square footage: 15,136 Property size: 2.1 Acres Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 7.5 Presented by Fouad Talout and Pascale Karam of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. Newly built in 2017, this grand luxury home is filled with high-end finishes and ethereal details. Sitting on private, flat, tree-lined, fenced and gated 2.1 acres, this 15,100+ …

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Tailored House by Studio McW

The project was featured in The Sunday Times, Ignant, and The Modern House among others. About Studio Studio McW was founded by David McGahon and Greg Walton. The practice operates across London and the UK, with a young talented team, working on a diverse typology of sectors including high-end private residential and mixed-use schemes. The …

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Well Street at Suffolk, UK by IF_DO

Client: Private Location: Suffolk, UK Size: 150 sqm Budget: Confidential About Studio IF_DO was founded in 2014 by three good friends, bored by inaction and excited by the possibility of doing things differently. They believe architecture has the power to improve lives and make communities happier and stronger. They have a knack for building relationships, …

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Tree House by Safdie Rabines Architects

Architect: Safdie Rabines Architects Completion: 2000 Size: 1,400 SF Awards: AIA San Diego Photographer: Undine Prohl Perched on a hillside, this open yet intimate home opens up towards a canyon with glass pocket doors and cantilevered decks. Three sides of the living space virtually disappear, suspending the space among the eucalyptus grove and allowing the house to …

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Fig Tree House By Zaher Architects

Year: 2021 Category: New build Creative Director: Sam Zaher Location: Newrybar, Byron Bay Features: Water collection Some of the wonderful consultants, tradesmen and suppliers that we worked with to see this project realized are: Planning Resolutions Partners Energy Westera Partners Architectural Windows and Doors Eco Outdoor Reece ACE. Chazelles Fireplace Abey Perini Tiles Caribou Navurban …

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The Aperture House by Studio McW

This project has been featured in The Modern House, Dezeen, Divisare, Enki, Hypebeast, Archello among others. Photography by Lorenzo Zandri About Studio Studio McW was founded by David McGahon and Greg Walton. The practice operates across London and the UK, with a young talented team, working on a diverse typology of sectors including high-end private …

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House of Three Streams at Lonavala by Malik Architecture

Client: Kamal Malik Location: Lonavala Site Area: 5.2 Acres Built-Up Area: 18,000 sq.ft. (1670 sqm) Status: Completion 2017 Design Team: Kamal Malik, Arjun Malik, Ketan Chaudhary, Sundeep Sarangi, Suzzana Machado Photography: Bharath Ramamrutham, Sergio Ghetti Consultants Structure: CEN (Germany) / Strudcom / GES Plumbing: Kodiyar / Shree Padmavati Engineering Electrical: Vora Electricals pvt ltd HVAC: …

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La Paranera – Comala, Colima by Di Frenna Architects

Year: 2020 Location: Comala, Colima Area: Remodeling Design and Construction: Di Frenna Architects Work Team: Arch. Matia Di Frenna Müller, Eng. Juan G. Guardado Ávila, Arch. Mariana de la Mora Padilla. The Paranera Protected by hundred-year-old trees and old fruit orchards, La Paranera arises to receive those who seek the pleasure of rest. Located in …

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Federal Residence By Zaher Architects

Architects: Sam and Nat Zaher Year: 2020 Location: Federal, Byron Bay Category: New build Features: Water Collection; Solar Power Some of the wonderful tradesmen and suppliers that we worked with to see this project realized are: North Coast Building and Design Architectural Doors and Windows Eco Outdoor ACE. Bellevue Architectural Chazelles Fireplace Oliveri Smart Stone …

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Magnificent McLean Home in Towlston Rd

Price: $4,195,000 Square footage: 11,950 Property size: 1.98 Acres Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 8.5 Realtor / Broker: Nina Koeppen of Weichert Company of Virginia Welcome to this magnificent McLean (22102) home sitting on 1.98 private acres in a fantastic location close to Tysons Corner, DC, Great Falls and Reston. Great for guests and entertaining with a …

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CASA ZAZIL – Cuauhtemoc, Colima by Di Frenna Architects

By: Di Frenna Architects Year: 2021 Location: Altozano, Cuauhtemoc, Colima. Area: 733.00 m2 Design and Construction: Di Frenna Architects Work team: Arch. Matia Di Frenna Müller, Eng. Juan G. Guardado Ávila, Arch. Mariana de la Mora Padilla, Arch. Carlos Eduardo Carmona Lau. Engineers: Eng. Hugo Saucedo Acosta Photography: Lorraine Darquea Wandering around Casa Zazil evokes …

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Coorabell Residence By Zaher Architects

Year: 2015 Location: Coorabell, Byron Bay Category: new build Features: Solar farming; Water collection; Low e glass and double glazing Creative director: Sam Zaher Some of the wonderful consultants, tradesmen and suppliers that we worked with to see this project realized are linked below: East Coast Building Consultants Westera Partners Architectural Doors and Windows Caribou …

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Sea Glass by Safdie Rabines Architects

Architect: Safdie Rabines Architects Client: Carlsbad Village Development, LLC Completion: 2022 Size: 22,400 SF Photographer: Brian Doll, Ricardo Rabines Located in the heart of Carlsbad, California, The Sea Glass is an 8-unit residential condominium project comprised of seven 3-bedroom units and one 1-bedroom unit. Situated on a narrow lot, the saw-tooth design maximizes western ocean …

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House of Solid Stone by Malik Architecture

Client: Mr. Veer Vijay Singh Location: Hanuman Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan Site Area: 4700 sq.ft. (430 sqm) Built-Up Area: 8000 sq.ft. (740 sqm) Status: Completion 2019 Design Team: Kamal Malik, Arjun Malik, Ketan Chaudhary, Payal Hundiwala, Soumya Shukla, Neha Kotian. Photography: Fabian Charuau, Bharath Ramamrutham Consultants Structure: GES – Global Engineering Services Plumbing: GES – Global …

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Malibu Beach House by Safdie Rabines Architects

Architect: Safdie Rabines Architects Completion: 2009 Size: 6,200 SF Awards: ASLA San Diego Photographer: Undine Prohl   Sited on a long, linear oceanfront lot, this home maximizes views of the beach and mountains while providing privacy from neighboring houses. The four-bedroom, five-bathroom house is organized around a central garden with a guesthouse that contains the …

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L.A. House By Zaher Architects

Year: 2021 Category: New build Creative director: Sam Zaher Project: Mercedez Mambort Some of the wonderful tradesmen and suppliers that we worked with to see this project realized are linked below: North Coast Building and Design Westera Partners Think Cooling Partners Energy East Coast Building Consultant Architectural Windows and Doors Oliveri Artedomus Eco Outdoor Caesarstone …

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Sylvan Rock by S3 Architecture

By: S3 Architecture Address: Rhinebeck, New York Area: 55 Acres Square ft: 5,983 Sqft. Status: Unbuilt THE EXPERIENCE The experience begins with a quiet country road entrance, unassuming and secluded. The driveway takes us on a scenic drive to the residence and guest pods beyond. Designed as a progression, the driveway winds past mature trees …

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Mediterranean Estate in Royal Hills Dr

For Sale $6,475,000 Est. $40,383/mo Price per sq ft: $959 6,750 sq ft 0.4 acre lot 6 Bedrooms 10 Bathrooms Location: 16479 Royal Hills Dr Encino Presented by: Bob Hurwitz, Agent with Hurwitz James Company Over 7 years in the making, this spectacular Mediterranean estate, completed in 2021, represents the epitome of luxury living and …

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Chalet_A By Matière Première Architecture

Architect: Matière Première Architecture Contractor: Nu Drom Photographs: Ian Balmorel Year: 2021-2022 Area: 75m2 Press Distribution: v2com Charmed by the ever-so-popular typology of the A-frame cottage, the new owners of this 1950’s property aspired to renovate and revitalize the cottage into a 21st century home. Located in the Eastern Townships, near Montréal, this unique structure …

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Gallatly Road – Nunhead, South London by Delve Architects

By: Delve Architects Intro description: A contemporary remodelling of a traditional Victorian home to suit the owner’s lifestyles. Client: Private client Sector: Private residential Location: Nunhead, South London Recognition: Shortlisted for an NLA 2020 Don’t Move Improve Award Photographer: Emanuelis Stasaistis This traditional Victorian house in the Nunhead conservation area was completely transformed to provide …

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Vine Cliff Residence at Colorado Springs, Colorado by Twenty1Five

About Studio At Twenty1Five, creativity runs wild while detailed artistry reigns king. At the helm, founder Josh Mabe inspires innovation and leads by example – with a mission to make old things new, originally specializing in reclaimed wood furniture. Today at Twenty1Five, Josh is joined by architect Brandt Vanderbosch of Vertical Arts and a strong …

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Cleveland Residence By StudioAC

StudioAC Team: Matei Rau, Andrew Hill, Jennifer Kudlats, Shasha Wang Photos: Doublespace Photography Cleveland residence is a new build single family home located in northeast Toronto. Located on a quaint street across from a school with a context of two story homes a technique emerged early on to provide a three story home that would …

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Montecito-Style Equestrian Estate (For Sale at $16,500,000)

Presented By: Anthony Marguleas Brokered By: Amalfi Estates For Sale: $16,500,000 Est. $102,905/mo Location: 1611 Old Oak Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90049 Price per sq ft: $1,597 Come marvel at this 6-bed and 9-bath Montecito-style equestrian estate built in 2007 with impeccable attention to detail and finishes and located in a quiet cul-de-sac in highly …

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The Circular Sun House Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (For Sale at $8,950,000)

Presented By: Deanna Peters Brokered By: Homesmart (480) 443-7400 Broker Location: Scottsdale, AZ For Sale: $8,950,000 Est. $46,797/mo Location: 6836 N 36th St, Phoenix, AZ 85018 Price per sq ft: $2,892 The ”Circular Sun House” was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and was his final architectural design, and known as the Norman Lykes House. 3 …

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Friern Road – East Dulwich, South London by Delve Architects

By: Delve Architects Client: Private Client Location: East Dulwich, South London Sector: Residential Photographer: Fred Howarth The clients purchased an unloved house that hadn’t been cared for 40 years, with the view to creating their new family home. The house, located in East Dulwich in south London, was completely refurbished with a new loft conversion …

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Peerless Drive by Bhh Partners + Pinnacle Mountain Homes

Architect: Bhh Partners Designer: Collective Design Builder: Pinnacle Mountain Homes On a gorgeous lot in Breckenridge’s secluded Shock Hill neighborhood, this 8,000-square-foot home interprets the typical rustic, high-country aesthetic through a modern lens. By sweating the details with their client, Collective Design—in partnership with Bhh Partners and builder Pinnacle Mountain Homes—created a home in which …

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Staghorn Residence By Zaher Architects

By: Zaher Architects Year: 2016 Category: New build Creative Director: Sam Zaher Location: Staghorn, Byron Bay Features: Small block; Moderate budget This project was a small block subdivision that required careful negotiation of the small street frontage. The brief was to make the home feel vast in a restricted context while also delivering a feeling …

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Comtois Residence by DKA

Firm: DKA Project: Comtois Residence Location: Terrebonne, Québec, Canada Year: 2022 Surface Area: 6 830 pi2 (635 m2) Suppliers: Fabelta, Maibec, Montréal Brique et Pierre, Revêtement RM Lussier Landscape: Prestige Paysage Photographer: Josée Marino Press Distribution: v2com About DKA Founded in 2009, DKA is a multidisciplinary firm composed of more than sixty professionals offering a …

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Refurbishment in Bunkyo by office m-sa

Studio: office m-sa Location: Bunkyo, Tokyo Phase: Finished construction Gross Floor Area: 70m2 Design Date: 2020-2021 Construction Date: 2021 Developer: Private Architects: Meiri Shinohara(office m-sa) Photographs: ©Kazuhisa Kota A refurbishment project of a flat in a vintage apartment built in 1963. The clients are a couple living with two cats and a dog. We installed …

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Woodthorpe Stables – Godalming, England by Delve Architects

By: Delve Architects Client: Private Client Location: Godalming, Surrey Sector: Residential Woodthorpe Stables is an energy-efficient conversion of a Victorian property in Godalming, Surrey, UK using natural materials and led by sustainable principles. The design and self-build was led by homeowner and architect, Ed Martin of Delve Architects for his young family. The property had …

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Pelican Shores Residence at Longmont, Colorado by Twenty1Five

About Studio At Twenty1Five, creativity runs wild while detailed artistry reigns king. At the helm, founder Josh Mabe inspires innovation and leads by example – with a mission to make old things new, originally specializing in reclaimed wood furniture. Today at Twenty1Five, Josh is joined by architect Brandt Vanderbosch of Vertical Arts and a strong …

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Noel Residence by StudioAC

StudioAC Team: Madeline Planer Jonathan Miura Shasha Wang Jennifer Kudlats Andrew Hill Build by: Whitaker Construction Photos by: Doublespace Photography This single-family home just north of downtown Toronto was conceived as a series of living boxes that produced programmatic, acoustic, and formal separation of space that allows for each room to have its own experience …

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Pearl Street at Boulder, Colorado by Twenty1Five

About Studio At Twenty1Five, creativity runs wild while detailed artistry reigns king. At the helm, founder Josh Mabe inspires innovation and leads by example – with a mission to make old things new, originally specializing in reclaimed wood furniture. Today at Twenty1Five, Josh is joined by architect Brandt Vanderbosch of Vertical Arts and a strong …

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House in Fuji by office m-sa

Studio: office m-sa Location: Fuji, Shizuoka Phase: Finished construction Gross Floor Area: 194m2 Design Date: 2015-2016 Construction Date: 2016-2017 Developer: Private Architects: Meiri Shinohara(office m-sa), Yohei Mochizuki Photographs: ©Kazuhisa Kota We were asked to design a residential house for a family of 7 at the foot of the Mt. Fuji, Shizuoka, from where the summit …

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Campo Casita – Ibiza, Spain by The Nieuw

Design By The Nieuw Location: Ibiza, Spain – 2016 Client: Private Total area: 45 m2 Photography: Youri Claessens On a mountain in the rugged north of Ibiza, lies this beautiful casita. What formerly served as stables and storage, is now transformed into a contemporary dream house. The owners of Ibiza Interiors developed this 200 year …

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Foundry Hotel at Loveland, Colorado by Twenty1Five

About Studio At Twenty1Five, creativity runs wild while detailed artistry reigns king. At the helm, founder Josh Mabe inspires innovation and leads by example – with a mission to make old things new, originally specializing in reclaimed wood furniture. Today at Twenty1Five, Josh is joined by architect Brandt Vanderbosch of Vertical Arts and a strong …

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San Agustin by rdlp arquitectos

Category: Single-Family Housing Date: 2014 Location: SPGG, N.L., MX. Lot: 1,200 m2; 12,916.69 sq ft. Size: 1,159 m2; 12,475.37 sq ft. Architectural design: Arq. Rodrigo G. de la Peña L. Architectural design team: Arq. José Juan Garza Cavazos, Arq. Imelda Montenegro Guerra Photos: Idea Cubica About Architect Rodrigo de la Peña holds a Bachelor’s degree in …

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Bahia House – Salvador, Brazil by Studiomk27

Location: Salvador, Brazil Project: February 2007 Completion: April 2009 Site area: 2.165 sqm Built area: 690 sqm  Essential credits: Architecture: Studio mk27 Architect: Marcio Kogan Co-architect: Samanta Cafardo, Suzana glogowski Interior Design: Diana Radomysler Project team: Henrique Bustamante, Mariana Simas, Oswaldo Pessano Tel: 55 11 30813522 Address: Al. Tietê, 505 São Paulo sp Brazil 01417-020 …

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GA 26 Lynnwood Ridge, Pretoria by Nadine Engelbrecht

Location: Lynnwood Ridge, Pretoria Architect: Nadine Engelbrecht Website: nadineengelbrecht.co.za Email: studio@nadineengelbrecht.co.za GA 26 Located in Lynnwood Ridge in the heart of Pretoria, Gift Acres 26 is a compact 305m2 residential house with polished concrete floors and innovative use of off-shutter concrete facades. The Faerie Glen nature reserve borders the eastern boundary of the house inspiring …

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St. Patrick by rdlp arquitectos

Category: Single-Family Housing Date: 2014 Location: SPGG, N.L., MX. Lot: 1,200 m2; 12,916.69 sq ft. Size: 1,159 m2; 12,475.37 sq ft. Architectural design: Arq. Rodrigo G. de la Peña L. Architectural design team: Arq. José Juan Garza Cavazos, Arq. Imelda Montenegro Guerra Photos: Idea Cubica About Architect Rodrigo de la Peña holds a Bachelor’s degree in …

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Matchbox Houses in Espoo, Finland by Avanto Architects Ltd / Anu Puustinen and Ville Hara, Architects SAFA

Building type: Detached houses Location: Espoo, Finland Design: 2016-2017 Construction: 2017-2019 Gross Area: 360 br-m²/ house, total 720 br-m² Client: private Architects: Avanto Architects Ltd / Anu Puustinen and Ville Hara, Architects SAFA Assistants: Piotr Gniewek, Architect                      Hiroyuki Tsukui, Student of Architecture Interior architects: Poiat …

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Paraty House – Paraty, Brazil by Studiomk27

Location: Paraty, Brazil Project: August 2006 Completion: May 2009 Site area: 50.000 sqm Built area: 840 sqm Essential credits: Architecture: Studio mk27 Architect: Marcio Kogan Co-architect: Suzana Glogowski Interiors: Diana Radomysler Project team: Carolina Castroviejo, Lair Reis, Mariana Simas Tel: 55 11 30813522 Address: Al. Tietê, 505 São Paulo sp Brazil 01417-020 Site: www.studiomk27.com Photographer: Nelson Kon …

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The Cho Project by Oakbridge Timber Framing

Architect: OakBridge Timber Framing Square Footage: 5,000 Location: Southeast, North Carolina Year Built: 2009 Photo Credit: Roger Wade/OakBridge Timber Framing Vacation home, approx 5,000 sf, 4 brs, 3 baths. Built on the side of a mountain, overlooking twin waterfalls.SIPS panels for the roof, kiln dried timbers, free of heart center, douglas fir timber frame. The …

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