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With winter now in full swing, many people are seeking the snow and the seasonal activities that come with it. And a big part of that winter sports experience revolves around a great ski house. Whether you prefer traditional or modern architecture and interiors, there is a ski house to suit every style. Think custom-built homes with stone facades, timber...
Labor Day is upon us, which means that vacation homes will soon be at capacity as owners and their houseguests come by car, plane and ferry to celebrate the best of the extended, if bittersweet, weekend. To honor this more-the-merrier outlook, we showcase eight gorgeous great rooms. The following come-hither open-plan living spaces are where the action is—at least, when revelers aren’t on the...
Homeowners are using every inch of their properties and creating specialized structures that enhance the way they live. From amped-up entertainment barns and pool houses to beautiful boathouses, garden structures and chicken coops, these onsite structures are functional, recreational and, often, a mix of both.
Carriage House/Pool Cabana
Patrick Ahearn Architect, photo by Greg Premru
Winter blues? Not here. Boston’s premier builders, architects and specialists have conceived some pretty amazing ways to embrace the great indoors—and we’re looking to them for inspiration. Now, we’ll grant you that the projects featured below are pipe dreams for most, but they sure are fun to look at, and got us thinking about real-world solutions to combatting a midwinter funk.
#1) Work on...
Rob Bramhall Architects – trailside ski house
Ski House in Stowe, VTVenegas and Company; Photo by Michael J. Lee
Crown Point Cabinetry
Meadow View – Hingham, MALDa Architecture & Interiors; Venegas and Company; Builder: Michael Handrahan Remodeling, Inc.; Photo: Sean Litchfield
Wood & Clay, Inc.
Venegas and Company
Kochman Reidt + Haigh Cabinetmakers
Summer Homes & Style:
The Maine Event
Rob Bramhall Architects’ charming cottage on the coast of Maine is proof positive that kids shouldn’t have all the fun. Awash with sunlight and a summer breeze sensibility, the multilevel vacation home is the grown-up answer to that childhood tree house, and it’s perfect. Perched atop a steep slope, surrounded by trees and wildflowers, this cheerful...