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30. Porch Rail #105architecturalinspiration

30. Porch Rail Details #105architecturalinspiration Design is in the details and finding inspirational details is an important part of any design. I have been working on the right solutions for a contemporary farmhouse and in the process I found these cool rail solutions. Which...

27. Sustainability Treehouse #105architecturalinspiration

  27. Sustainability Treehouse #105architecturalinspiration I discovered this project on ArchDaily. It is incredible. This sustainable treehouse is a striking sculpture of space, form, and beauty. Located in the trees, of course, this gathering facility brings education...

27. Kennedy Space Center #105architecturalinspiration

27. Kennedy Space Center #105architecturalinspiration It is an impressive facility and the scale is hard to fathom until you get there. The challenge that was accepted shows that a country that comes together can do anything. This facility is beyond inspirational. “We...

26. WG Clark #105architecturalinspiration

26. WG Clark #105architecturalinspiration There are many talented architects teaching at the University of Virginia. This is where I first met WG Clark. At the time he was teaching graduate student studios so I did not have a chance to learn from him other than in jury...

25. Bjarke Ingels #105architecturalinspiration

25. Bjarke Ingels #105architecturalinspiration I was first introduced to Bjarke Ingels, an architect from Copenhagen, at a Construction Specifications Institute conference (in case you did not know, CSI has the best keynote speakers of any conference I attend). While the...

24. Ocho House #105architecturalinspiration

24. Ocho House #105architecturalinspiration The form is simple, views amazing, and materials warm and inviting, how could you not love this architectural creation. The Ocho House was designed by Feldman Architecture based in San Francisco. This home has that special touch of...

23. Guggenheim Museum #105architecturalinspiration

23. Guggenheim Museum #105architecturalinspiration Frank Lloyd Wright was a masterful architect, creating bold designs and blazing new trails. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is one of his best. The cylindrical building is wider at the top than at the bottom. The building form...

22. St. Augustine #105architecturalinspiration

22. St. Augustine #105architecturalinspiration The Castillo de San Marcos is the oldest masonry fort in the United States. The fort is 333 years old – if that does not inspire you I don’t know what will. Castillo was built by the Spanish to protect their interests in...

20. Vietnam Veterans Memorial #105architecturalinspiration

20. Vietnam Veterans Memorial #105architecturalinspiration I have never experienced another structure that evokes such emotion from so many as the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The structure, located in Washington D.C. on a 3 acre site is a memorial for those that were lost in the...

19. Tarrytown Residence by Barley Pfeiffer Architecture #105architecturalinspiration

19. Tarrytown Residence by Barley Pfeiffer Architecture #105architecturalinspiration I first met Peter Pfeiffer at a NAHB Green Building Convention. He was talking at the conference about green building for homes at a time that I was absorbing all the information I could find on...
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