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Acton Island Boathouse – Amazing Boathouse by Altius Architecture

June 08, 2011 contemporary house design

Acton Island Boathouse – Amazing Boathouse by Altius Architecture. This Boathouse is located in Lake Muskoka, Ontario and was Completed 2005 by Altius Architecture.
Design : New 2 storey boathouse with 2 boatslips and docks on lower level. Upper level contains two bedrooms, full bathroom, kitchen and living area with sun deck.
Materials: Steel dock construction with cedar decking, douglas fir post & beam and decking, prefinished pine siding with mahogany marine ply panels, slate bathroom, fibreglass windows and doors, douglas fir staircase, glass guards.

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Cliff House by Altius Architecture – Amazing Cottage With Spectacular Nature View

June 07, 2011 contemporary house design, lake house design

Cliff House by Altius Architecture – Amazing Cottage With Spectacular Nature View. This Cliff House is located in Muskoka Lakes, Ontario. Designed by Altius Architecture, this amazing cottage with beautiful view of lake and natural surroundings. With 3,200 sf, this house has sustainability features, such as :

* Program and Spatial Optimization
* Integration with the ‘Natural Assets’ of Site and Terrain
* Site Specific View and Vista Optimization
* Passive Solar Heating (Thermal Storage Mass)
* Natural Ventilation and Passive Cooling
* Natural Daylighting
* High Performance Envelope Design
* Renewable and/or Recyclable Materials and Finishes
* Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and Non-toxic Materials and Finishes
* Advanced Wood Heating Systems (ie. Contraflow Masonry Heaters)
* Radiant Heating
* Heat Recovery Ventilation
* Solar Hot Water Systems (Domestic and In Floor Radiant Heating)
* Solar Electric (photovoltaic or PV systems)
* Wastewater Heat Recovery
* Low Energy Lighting & Appliances (LED, CFL lighting and Energy Star appliances)
* Water Conserving Appliances & Fixtures (low flow/ dual flush toilets)
* Green Roof Systems

Designed for an off-grid property, this cottage will feature a hybrid wood/solar radiant heating system with propane backup. Evacuated tube solar arrays will fill mass store tanks that feed a hydronic radiant floor system. This system will supplement a passive gain and solar mass strategy. Summer cooling is through solar shading and passive stack effect ventilation. A series of photovoltaic panels provides the buildings on the property with electricity. Large overhangs control the solar gain while green roofs mediate temperatures and control runoff.

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Amazing Townhouse Interior by Design Studio Rees Roberts + Partners LLC

June 06, 2011 contemporary house design, Interior Design

Amazing Townhouse Interior by Design Studio Rees Roberts + Partners LLC. This contemporary home was designed by Design Studio Rees Roberts + Partners LLC, very stylish and very ‘American’. The living room completed with sofa set, the fire place warms this room at cool condition. This living room has access to the garden. Enter the dining room, the library is combined with this room, if we want to eat while reading, this possible here. All of the room are designed and optimized to get comfort living.

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Luxurious Stylish Loft in New York – Modern Minimalist Style Loft

June 05, 2011 minimalist house design, Modern House Design

Luxurious Stylish Loft in New York – Modern Minimalist Style Loft. This modern loft design is located in New York. This loft has modern minimalist style.  At the living room, brown and white color combined to create a calm atmosphere. Brown leather sofa set become a center of this room. At this room placed different clocks that show time in various cities of the world, very interesting.  At the dining room, classical antique chandeliers are hanged above this room, rectangle dining table with six amazing chair surround the table. Bedroom, kitchen and other rooms appear attractive.

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Denmark Country House Interior – Colorful Interior and Bright Furniture

June 03, 2011 Country House Design, Interior Design

Denmark Country House Interior – Colorful Interior and Bright Furniture. This house is belongs to a small family from Paris – Charlotte Gueniau, her husband and son. This house has amazing interior, various color is applied in it and the furniture in bright color, really interesting home interior.

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