If presidents are defined by their homes, Rancho del Cielo – a 688-acre ranch nestled in the Santa Ynez Mountains – truly represented Ronald Reagan, who was a Westerner at heart. In this rural property about 30 miles northwest of Santa Barbara, the 40th President of the United States found peace, beauty, and serenity.
Whether restoring and renovating a historic theatre and hotel or designing a memorial park or residences, Michael Marshall, Gabrielle Bullock, and Frank Christopher Lee have created a lasting impression in modern architecture. Their effort to drive positive changes in urban communities is an inspiration for the next generation of African-American architects.
From color schemes, accent walls, and artwork to the hottest trends in kitchens, master baths, and fixtures, model homes help potential buyers visualize and personalize their dream homes. While you may not be looking to buy a house, give the home tour a whirl and get great design ideas for your future home.
A state-of-the-art residence with spectacular views of Las Vegas and the Red Rock Canyons, The New American Home 2019 expertly blends contemporary style with mid-century architecture. The 5-bedroom, 7,900-square-foot home is designed and built to showcase the latest in innovation for the future of home construction.
If you’ve been paying attention to trends in home design and décor, you’ve likely noticed the familiar lines and patterns of the mid-century modern look that dominated the decades between the 1930s and late 1960s. This timeless and sleek design style is also making an impression in the residential construction industry.
Building a new home and want a knockout master bath? It’s easy to think only of cabinets, countertops, and fixtures. Few showrooms focus on wheelchair accessibility or designs for those who are unsteady on their feet. But these “less glamorous” considerations are a reality for baby boomers as they build their forever homes.
While it’s always tricky to predict future trends in house designs, residential architects and house designers weigh in on the top innovations that may resonate with homeowners and potential buyers. With 2019 fast approaching, we look at several design elements that will likely find their way on consumer “wish lists.”
Set your imagination free, and join us on a fantastic ride for a detailed look at five of the world’s architectural wonders – and most expensive properties – on the sale block. As you marvel at these spectacular estates, we also offer some fascinating and attractive options at a more realistic budget.
Foyers and mudrooms are functional spaces, but they're also the first impression guests get of the inside of your house. Make the most of that first look with these stylish storage and convenience ideas for the front, side, or rear entry to your home.
Are you ready to step out of the ordinary when choosing a lot for your dream home? Instead of a flat lot, think of the advantages of constructing your home on a sloped lot. Read on as we review the benefits and challenges of building a house on a sloping site.
From cozy breakfast nooks to trendy and rustic kitchen islands, contemporary butler’s pantries, spacious walk-in pantries, modern peninsulas, amazing outdoor kitchens, and more, take our guided tour you through a number of attractive and practical kitchen features to consider for your new dream home.