Welcome to the Age of Big Glass

Home buyers are willing to pay more to bask in natural light and multiply living space. Call it a big glass revolution. No longer bound by rules that once effectively blocked the use of oversized glass in exterior home design, residential architects, builders and developers can now offer a dazzling natural light show that’s wowing…

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Capturing the Nordic Light

Expansive windows celebrate natural light in a northern climate Scandinavian design is everywhere. You likely encounter this popular style throughout the course of the day, perhaps unknowingly. So what is it that makes this design so popular? It’s the simple, modern elements that elegantly combine fit and function. One stunning home in particular, based in…

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Remodeling Your Home? Start From the Outside.

Sarah Susanka and the Springfield News-Leader share unexpected remodeling tips and tricks. The kitchen and bathroom are at the top of most home remodeling project lists. But homeowners intent on remodeling should also consider investing in the exterior of their homes—maybe even start there. That’s the advice of Sarah Susanka, one of the nation’s leading…

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A Mini-Home With Mega-Views

At times, the success of a small space project can depend too much on its utilitarian features, resourceful though they might be. When an artist asked architect Elizabeth Herrmann to build a house that was beautiful, compact, and energy efficient—all on a tight budget—Herrmann took it as an opportunity to elevate the conversation around tiny homes. The…

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