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A 1932 English-style house in Brookhaven gets a modern makeover
Rather than starting from scratch with a custom house, the contemporary-loving owners of this traditional Brookhaven home opted for a modern makeover.
Natural Wonder: Step inside a creekside, glass-walled abode in Buckhead’s Tuxedo Park
New homeowners of the heavily wooded 2.5 acres in Buckhead’s tony Tuxedo Park razed the 1971 residence to its original foundation. Harrison Design Modern Studio Director Robert Tretsch conceptualized a new house on the same footprint, which gently meanders toward the creek. An anomaly for the 21st century, this rambling layout has the effect of making the residence appear much more humble than its nearly 14,000 square feet—at least when viewed from the street.
Room Envy: An open, airy home office in Buckhead
With three teenage boys and a husband, Dr. Laura Garvey was determined to carve out a feminine room somewhere in the family’s new Buckhead home. Interior designer Hope Arbery and architecture firm Harrison Design helped create this multipurpose space—part home office, part sitting room.
Architect William H. Harrison’s favorite house: This romantic, European stone home
Perhaps it wasn’t fair to ask architect William H. Harrison to pick his favorite house. After all, Harrison Design recently published a glossy coffee table book with more than 400 spectacular images to mark the firm’s 25th anniversary. But this house completed in 2001 is, at least, his sentimental favorite.
House Envy: Sterling Hall is like a smart home version of a European Castle
This Normandy-style estate combines grand architecture with resort-level amenities.
How to get the most out of a visit to the Magnolia Designer Show House
Magnolia has just enough of the surprises that make show houses fun, without getting too gimmicky. How to make a day out of a trip to the Cartersville attraction, open though November 13.
Architecture enthusiast Terry Kearns on design, demolition, and downsizing
Architecture aficionado and preservationist Terry Kearns is selling his own "not-so-big" house.