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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Mid-century modern meets high-end contemporary style in this $4.3M Ann Arbor home

ANN ARBOR, MI – From its mid-century modern design to its high-end contemporary renovations and addition that doubled its size, a home in the Ann Arbor Hills neighborhood offers the best of all worlds, real estate agent Laura Fisher said.

Built by noted Michigan Stadium addition builder Henry deKoning in 1950 as a family home, 2225 Belmont Road has been updated and expanded as a dream home for a pair of former University of Michigan athletes and their family.

Listed at $4.3 million, the home at 2225 Belmont is MLive’s House of the Week.

“It’s true mid-century architecture where you’ve got a lot of windows, floor to ceiling,” said Fisher, the co-listing agent with Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. “You get the contemporary amenities of the home gym, the spa, the sauna and media room, which you don’t find with the traditional mid-century home.”

The five-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom home offers 7,310

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Mountain Modern Home Design Trend Spotlights JLF Architects for Bringing Contemporary Style to Rustic and Reclaimed Materials

Incorporating a soothing water feature, this JLF Architects-designed Mountain Modern legacy home combines industrial steel and glass with rustic timber and stone craftsmanship (photo by Audrey Hall).

We believe that the most sustainable thing we can do as architects and builders is to construct houses that last a century or more.

With its wide open spaces and restorative connection to nature, the Rocky Mountain West’s appeal is growing with city dwellers interested in staking their claim on the stunning landscape in what one Aspen realtor has called “the great urban exodus.” That influx of interest has turned national design attention to a style known as Mountain Modern – and to top practitioners JLF Architects. While the Bozeman, Montana-based firm resists being pigeon-holed, JLF is an acknowledged pioneer – with over 40 years of experience – of the art

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Inside a Melbourne Home That’s a Modern Twist on a Cuckoo Clock

What do you get when you take inspiration from a cuckoo clock, Japanese architecture, and the charming qualities of historic Edwardian-era homes? The latest residential project from the geniuses at Rara Architecture. Nicknamed Cuckoo House after its clocklike form, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Footscray, Australia, a neighborhood right outside of the Melbourne city center, is a prime example of taking a dated home and transforming it into something new and exciting, while still celebrating the fabric of the existing structure.

<div class="caption"> <strong>BEFORE:</strong> The original structure had a classic Edwardian cottage with a small layout, including one dark bedroom at the front, a gabled roof, a weatherboard exterior, and a surrounding veranda. In the update, Wesley moved the veranda farther out, managing to bring more natural light into the front bedroom. </div>

BEFORE: The original structure had a classic Edwardian cottage with a small layout, including one dark bedroom at the front, a gabled roof, a weatherboard exterior, and a surrounding veranda. In the update, Wesley moved the veranda farther out, managing to bring more natural light into the front bedroom.

“Footscray has been slowly undergoing a lot of gentrification over the last two decades,” says architect Wesley Spencer. “And

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