OverEducated & Under Experienced

A collection of things that pique my mental meandering
georgianadesign:

Denver area luxe conservatory. Diamond Homes, Englewood, CO.

georgianadesign:

Denver area luxe conservatory. Diamond Homes, Englewood, CO.

georgianadesign:

Craftsman style entry in Austin, TX. Kolbe Windows & Doors.

georgianadesign:

Craftsman style entry in Austin, TX. Kolbe Windows & Doors.

Treasures should be displayed: Books we have fawned over, colorful trinkets that made us smile when we bought them, candles in scents that positively affect our mood, and artwork that moves us. That is what differentiates a house from a home.

cjwho:

Kettukallio, Hirvensalmi, Finland by Playa Architects | via

The villa is the all-year-round base in Finland for a four-person family currently living abroad. The site between cliffs and a fairly steep lakeside beach was chosen during the family’s forest walks. The place overlooks a narrow strait and far out to an open expanse of the lake. In accordance with the site conditions, the building is relatively closed off towards the forest while opening up generously in the direction of the lake.

The house is split by an atrium yard and a covered terrace, on one side of which are small bedrooms and the other more generous living spaces. During the summer the floor layout allows for “complete circulation”. Instead of a separate shoreline sauna building, a sauna was built in connection with the house itself. A covered veranda for cooling off after the sauna separates the sauna from the rest of the building.

Photography: Tuomas Uusheimo

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