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With its custom-designed storage options, upscale trim, built-in desk and big, beautiful windows, this clutter-busting link between the outdoors and in proved to be an attention-grabber.

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No longer just practical rooms for bathing, grooming and sleeping, master suites act as well earned retreats both for relaxing and reenergizing. With this in mind, many builders and architects are rethinking the very definition of the bedroom and bath.

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Builder Scott Lowell brought a bit of his New England roots to the rolling hills of Southern Wisconsin's lake country with this bright and cheerful Cape Cod-inspired beauty designed to appeal to his market's demand for vacation homes customized for the empty-nester buyer.

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Although the trend still remains au natural, custom builders are finding a handful of synthetic products for exteriors that pass muster.

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 Florida classics inspire California architect’s courtyard design for Gulf Coast gem.

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 Old World style for the young at heart.

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In a study of more than 400 consumers nationwide that are either owners of newly constructed homes or prospective buyers of the same, researchers found that 49% of the target consumers, presented with at least one home technology option, made a purchase.

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A porte cochere sets the stage for this southern California custom residence's grand entrance, withholding the view of the two-story home's elegant Spanish Colonial façade until one has passed under its distinctive arcade and into an ultra-private central car court.

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After reviewing hundreds of entrants for the 2005 Best in American Living Awards, this year's judges discussed a number trends that emerged both regionally and around the country, including baby boomers' affinity for second homes as well as an occasional occurrence of lime green.

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WINTER 2019

This Month in Custom Builder

Products

Dura Supreme Cabinetry has launched a new selection of stains.

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A hidden library door gives this new custom-built house the quirkiness of an old home.

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