Suburban Living

  • Lynnray Drive in Doraville, Patio

    We love this midcentury modern home's enclosed patio/bonus room with its original brickwork.    See the Image

  • It took a year to design and two years to complete. The post-modern 5-bedroom, 6-bath house won the 2004 Golden Key Award for Excellence in Housing Design for its industrial chic wrapped in a warm,…   Read the Article

  • Rec Room - Burr Ridge Estate

    Published 10/29/13 in Houses

    The fluid design of this rec room -- several sitting areas, another fireplace, flat screen TV, and fat floor path around the pool table -- matches the home's spacious, livable aesthetic. The home…   See the Image

  • Poolside of Burr Ridge Estate

    Published 10/29/13 in Houses

    Gardens, mature trees and patio spaces surround the estate. This sport pool is sure to become a favorite hang-out. It's where you want to soak after a long match on the tennis courts (yes, you have…   See the Image

  • The master bedroom, with scrubbed gun metal-colored tiles and peach and tawny walls, has a "loft-like" vibe. See what they did with the triangular fireplace (upper right) and the three stacked…   See the Image

  • The architects created a wonderful sense of "inside-outside," bringing the surrounding grounds within each room, as in this expansive living room banked with wide windows. Notice the asymmetrical…   See the Image

  • Kitchen of Burr Ridge Estate

    Published 10/29/13 in Houses

    Unmistakably dramatic Snaidero kitchen and lounge area (enter from that fab living room to the left). Eye-catching wide-tiled flooring and enough counter space to command the holiday cooking front.…   See the Image

  • Inside, you have a sought-after industrial palette: metal stairs and railings and metal-framed windows blending with brown polished cinder block. The home is encased in gray wood cedar siding,…   See the Image

  • AIA Home Tour 2013, Marin Edition: Dominican Sisters House of Formation

    Yes, that's "sisters" as in Maria von Trapp. As designed by Van Meter Williams of Pollack LLP, this communal home is ecologically sound (with a LEED Gold rating and a drought-resistant meditative…   See the Image