Traditional Architecture 108 Stories
I’ve recently started a project that will be a total renovation of a fairly bland 1970s Cape Cod. The house doesn’t really have any of the charming features of a Cape and is sorely lacking in curb appeal....
Roots of Style: Where Did Your House Get Its Look?
Explore the role of architectural fashions in current designs through 5 home styles that bridge past and present
Roots of Style: Does Your House Have a Medieval Heritage?
Roots of Style: Do You Live in a Minimalist Traditional House?
Cottages, bungalows, farmhouses ... whatever you call them, houses in this style share several characteristics. See how many your house has
Roots of Style: Your Home May Have a Renaissance Classical Past
If Georgian, colonial revival or Italianate details are in your house's mix, you might have the 15th century to thank
Exploring Architecture: Discover the Secrets of Edwardian Homes
Airy and light, turn-of-the-century Edwardian architecture simultaneously embraces classic styles and welcomes modernity
As the Victorian era drew to a close with the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, the short but influential reign of King Edward VII marked the beginning of a new era in English architecture, style and society. “In the Edwardian era, everything opened...
Victorian Details Make Their Way in Modern Life
What makes a Victorian house Victorian? Take a tour of the architectural features and decorative details characteristic of the era
How to Gently Bring a Victorian Home Into the 21st Century
Bring your Victorian home up-to-date while still celebrating its original details with these stylish but sensitive ideas
Houzz Tour: Taking ‘Ye Olde’ Out of a Nantucket Shingle-Style Home
Vintage and modern pieces mix it up in a vacation house reconfigured to host casual gatherings of family and friends
My Houzz: Light Emerges in a Dark Victorian House
A designer freshens up her family’s period home by opening rooms to sunlight and decorating it in light, bright colors
Houzz Tour: A Live-Work Space With a Heavenly Heritage
Soaring ceilings and wood beams inspire a designer creating her home and office in a converted historic church
Houzz Tour: Southern Charm in the California Wine Country
An old farm cottage gets some Big Easy style with an expansion that preserves memories and adds whimsy
Houzz Tour: San Francisco’s Haas-Lilienthal House
Get a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse of this storied Victorian mansion from its decade-long caretaker
Houzz Tour: Lowcountry Style With an Eye on Entertaining
Houzz Tour: Artistry and Illusion Season a Baton Rouge Townhouse