Contemporary home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice in Dauphin County for $750K: Cool Spaces

Nestled in a Dauphin County mountainside neighborhood where custom homes abound, this unique property was dubbed the “tree house” by architect Bill Patrick, who was an apprentice for Frank Lloyd Wright.

Is this home California contemporary or mid-century modern, or a blend of the two much-beloved architectural styles? Take the photo tour and decide for yourself.

This 4,415-square-foot home, built in 1994, has a dramatic angular exterior with multi-cantilevered overhangs in the style of Wright, a well-known American architect and designer. The exterior is a blend of brick, stucco and cedar allowing the home to fit harmoniously into the nearly one-acre lightly-wooded lot.

The dramatic exterior carries to the interior with clerestory windows, beamed, vaulted ceilings with cedar battens, floor-to-ceiling windows, solid rift sawn grain oak doors and accents of brick, cedar and mahogany.

The great room, off of the entry foyer, features a wall of windows, vaulted sound-absorbing acoustic

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Blue Heron Unveils Vegas Modern 001, a Visionary Home Designed to Inspire Joy, Wonder, and Emotional Well-Being

Award-winning Las Vegas-based design-led firm debuts revolutionary multisensory experience center, developed to amplify the modern lifestyle

Acclaimed design-led development firm Blue Heron has unveiled Vegas Modern 001 (VM001), the firm’s most ambitious undertaking. Named after Blue Heron’s innovative Vegas Modern™ design philosophy, VM001 is an industry achievement for residential design, expertly curating the way people relate to the experience of “home.” Priced at $28 million, VM001 is the most expensive new-construction listing in the history of Las Vegas.

“Design is a vehicle for communication, and our philosophy is about connecting with people on a deep emotional level,” explained Blue Heron CEO and Founder Tyler Jones. “VM001 is the culmination of our 17 years, pushing boundaries to amplify how our clients live. Our team’s imagination and ingenuity are on display across every inch of this immersive architectural experience.”

Located within the exclusive MacDonald Highlands community in Las Vegas, the 15,000-square-foot-home

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Finger Lakes hotel The Lake House on Canandaigua designed like “a beloved family home”

The founders of design house The Brooklyn Home Company have created a hotel in New York‘s Finger Lakes region that draws on their summers growing up on Canandaigua Lake.



a living room filled with furniture and a fire place sitting in a chair: Lake House on Canandaigua hotel by Studio Tack and the Brooklyn Home Company


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Lake House on Canandaigua hotel by Studio Tack and the Brooklyn Home Company

The Lake House on Canandaigua is named after its location on one of the 11 long and narrow lakes that form the region aptly named the Finger Lakes.



a room with a fireplace: Above: a monolithic wood reception desk anchors the hotel lobby. Top image: The Lake House on Canandaigua is designed with an ambiguous style


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Above: a monolithic wood reception desk anchors the hotel lobby. Top image: The Lake House on Canandaigua is designed with an ambiguous style

The brother and sister founders of The Brooklyn Home Company, whose family previously owned a motor-lodge on the same plot, enlisted New York-based Studio Tack to work on a new project to reinvigorate the site.

“We wanted to create something special for the community and also something

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