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  • Lake Minnetonka Retreat House, Designed by Snow Kreilich Architects

    With its two intersecting volumes and a bevy of views, this Deephaven, Minn., house designed by Snow Kreilich Architects is a meticulously detailed exercise in restraint.

     
  • Catskills Guest House and Artist Studio, designed by Cutler Anderson Architects

    James Cutler of Bainbridge Island, Wash.-based Cutler Anderson Architects adds a guest house and artist studio to a home he designed in New York's Catskill Mountains in the 1980s.

     
  • South Central Texas Getaway

    Designed as a weekend retreat for a Houston-based couple, Oak Road Residence stands about halfway between the owners’ Gulf Coast hometown and the Hill Country city of Austin. So it’s perhaps fitting that the compound of buildings reflects the inspiration of architectural traditions native to those...

     
  • Wyoming Vacation Home Mirrors Its Rocky Mountain Site

    With the Rocky Mountains as a staggering backdrop, a contemporary Wyoming vacation home manages to mirror the beauty of its vast and gorgeous surroundings.

     
  • Sagaponack, Sagaponack, N.Y.

    Simplicity and clarity rule the day at a waterfront home by Bates Masi Architects.

     
  • Four Eyes House, Coachella Valley, Calif.

    A weekend home by Edward Ogosta creatively frames views.

     
  • A Baja Beach House Goes Modern

    This Cabo San Lucas coastal retreat is a beach-lover's paradise. Firmly rooted in the vernacular of Mexico, the home also has modern touches and pops of color deftly woven in.

     
  • Kicking Horse Residence, Golden, B.C.

    Kicking Horse Residence is a purpose-built base for alpine adventures that balances rugged practicality with casual elegance.

     
  • Skyline Residence, Bend, Ore.

    Skyline Residence was designed as a guest house, but its first job was to provide a temporary living space on the owners’ remote property while their main house was under construction. The arrangement has had multiple benefits, says architect Robert Miller, FAIA, “because the owners are learning...

     
  • Colorado Mountain Home in Aspen

    A stacked-log Colorado mountain house is a year-round retreat and takes its cues from the great lodges of the western United States.

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
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