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Some Great Modern Gate Ideas

Modern Architecture September 21, 2016

Amazing Modern Gates

The gate to your home is partly constructed as a protective element, but it is also meant to be a welcome mat of sorts, an architectural piece that stirs your imagination and invites you to see what lies behind it. Most gates these days bespeak the owners’ aesthetic sense, and give a kind of preview of what you might expect to see once you are inside them. They can also play a little joke on the arriving guests. A modern gate might easily hide a Tudor style home, and a fancy vintage gate might hide a very modern home.

Gates can be used as sculptural artwork  and not necessarily as an imposing protective piece of architecture, and they are made of a wide variety of materials. Nowadays, many artists and sculptors spend their time designing gates and they can be made of metals, fiberglass, wood, and concrete.The gallery below is but a small sample of the many different styles of gates. And don’t they just entice you to take a peek behind them?

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Look at this Tiny House Interior! This Is How You Can Add Onto Tiny Houses

Modern Architecture June 6, 2016

With a tiny house, you can divest yourself of unused and useless “stuff”. There are so many things humans can really do without – you’d be amazed at how much clutter we can get rid of and still be happy.

The cost of living in a tiny house is often much more reasonable than living in a large house. Utilities are all less, and you spend much less time cleaning and maintaining your tiny house. And buying or building your own tiny house costs but a fraction of what living large does. You no longer need to live paycheck to paycheck with an exorbitant mortgage.

This one is a modern L-shaped design (400 sq ft main house plus 160 sq ft “amplified” structure” made of Brazilian Abaco hardwood and corrugated metal siding, and it’s built on wheels for easier transportation. It’s by architect Brian Crabb.

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Stunning Beach House: A Perfect Hideout

Houses, Modern Architecture, Prefab February 8, 2016

Stunning Beach House: A Perfect Hideout

This stunning beach house by Jet Prefab Homes makes for an ideal vacation retreat or weekend getaway. The home is single level and conveniently elevated to allow for underground parking and additional storage. A wrap around balcony surrounds this house and is met with wall to wall glass windows which allow for continuous natural lighting and scenic ocean viewing.

Stepping inside you will find gorgeous open common space with hardwood floors, open concept kitchen with a light airy design. Two spacious bedrooms and two full baths are located to the back and rear of the home for more added privacy. Relaxing in this stunning retreat will not be a problem and will more than likely incite a desire to never leave the sound of the waves behind.

Price ($/sf): $192

Size (sf): 1400
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Levels: 1
W’ x D’: 39 x 33.5
Deck (sf):
Garage: carport

JET PREFAB THE HIDEOUT

“Jet Prefab The Hideout is a single-level, elevated beach house with front and side full-length, wrap around balconies. The floor plan offers a glass walled, open living space with walk-out balconies and unobstructed views. Public spaces are located in the glass walled front of the home and bedrooms in the back.  The elevated design allows for under home parking and storage.”

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