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Shingle-style home in Martha's Vineyard

Designed by Patrick Ahearn and built by Peter Rosbeck, this home on Marth's Vineyard exhibits all the key elements of Shingle style, including Palladian windows, gambrel roofs, and weathered shingles (Photo: Greg Premru).

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No eclecticism here--these two custom homes are authentic examples of modern and Shingle-style architecture

Spa-styled bath with Calacatta marble
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His and her showers, natural stone, and a Parade of Homes bathroom design are featured in this installment of Design Spotlight

Moveable wall separates the study from the living space

Moveable wall separates the study from the living area (Photos: Andrea Calo).

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This moveable wall is an 8-by-8-foot barrier and a storage space for large artwork.

Located along California’s Central Coast, this modern farmhouse has views over the hills toward the ocean 8 miles away, and patios on both sides to capture cross breezes. Semmes & Co. Builders built the home, which was designed by Gast Architects. Photo: Elliott Johnson

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A range of smart building practices ensure long-term livability and good business sense

Photo: Poggenpohl

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Luxury kitchen manufacturer Poggenpohl is expanding its lacquer expertise in a unique way

Photo: Nostalgic Warehouse

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Garrison Hullinger, older boy's bedroom

(Photo: Blackstone Edge Studios)

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A photo wall, a stage, high ceilings, and a secret passageway are among the features for a child’s bedroom presented by two designers and a builder.

Photos: Joshua Curry Photography

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Craftsmanship, collaboration, and a rooftop pool reminiscent of a glass-bottom boat.

The upper courtyard and garden of Quarry House, protected from Connecticut seacoast winds, offer an imtimate place to sit, says architect John Tittmann. The home, which sits on a granite ledge, was built by Brian Maresca of Guilford, Conn. Photo: Robert Benson Photography

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Building a foundation on a challenging site takes planning, patience, and a collaborative attitude

A meditation room designed by Landry Design Group, Los Angeles (Photo: Erhard Pfeiffer).

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See how two builders and an architect executed their visions for wine rooms, a basement spa, and a children's bunk/craft room with access hidden behind a swing-away bookcase.

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FALL 2018

This Month in Custom Builder

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Custom home builders talk about what they do on the front end of a project to achieve better margins

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