From the modernization of foreign embassies to memorial landmarks, convention centers, college residences, state-of-the-art libraries, and more, Peter Cook, Marshall Purnell, William Stanley III, and Ivenue Love-Stanley have made marks in architecture, design, and interior planning. During Black History Month, we showcase their work and creative vision.
Looking for a new home and curious about Southern style homes? Love large wrap-around porches, spacious rooms, high ceilings, and a comfortable living style? Then a Southern home design with two stories is perfect for you. We take you on a tour of the style and show the details of every room.
For traditionalists who want a modern twist to their home design and still hold on to the familiar elements of their Colonials, Victorians, or Farmhouses, the transitional style is the perfect compromise. A fusion of the classic and contemporary, transitional design provides clean, minimalist, sophisticated lines that are increasingly popular today.
If you’re looking for a home plan that makes great use of big spaces and encourages a relaxed vibe for entertaining and family functions – all on a single level but with the appearance of a rural estate or Farmhouse – a Country style Ranch home could be right for you.
How do you find the ideal vacation home? Focus on the view. View lot house plans let you make the most of your natural surroundings by paying special attention to the beauty of the lot, giving you a home that will take your breath away every time you enter it.
From his quaint Colonial-style childhood home in Brookline, Massachusetts, to the huge mansion in Bronxville, New York; the winter getaway in Palm Beach, Florida; the classic townhouse in Georgetown, D.C.; and the summer home in Hyannisport, Massachusetts; President John F. Kennedy set the tone for stylish and luxurious residences.
From their beginnings during the “gold rush” of the 1800s, the Painted Ladies endured earthquakes, the hardship of wars, the postwar modernist “urban renewal,” and a Victorian renaissance. The Victorian homes stand today as a colorful witness to the perseverance of graceful architecture, beautiful design, and great workmanship in housing.
The Boston, Massachusetts, family home of Paul Revere – silversmith, war veteran, entrepreneur, and well-remembered figure of the American Revolution – was originally built over 300 years ago and still stands today. It is one of the oldest buildings in the region, and one of the first historical houses in the country.
They are residential architects, passionate about their work. They are also women – who have excelled in a male-dominated field and continue to shake the status quo to attain influential positions in architecture. During National Women’s History Month, we acclaim the exceptional achievements of these extraordinary architects of the 21st century.
Perhaps as complex as the man who called it home, Montpelier – President James Madison’s Southern style plantation mansion – is as much a cultural institution as it is an estate that’s been transformed and re-shaped throughout the years to capture its history and the legacy of the Father of the Constitution.