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Shingle Style

Shingle Style homes are a rarity these days. Created out of the mixing of English Tudor and American Colonialism, Shingle style homes …

Architectural Hierarchy

Hierarchy in architecture is one of those concepts that seems obvious when done right, but is often done wrong. It’s easy to …

Backyard pool additions

So you want to put in a pool? Creating a new pool area in a backyard can be a trick. You want …

Modern Beach Home

I know I keep posting computer renderings, but it’s only because we have such awesome projects on the drawing boards. I can’t …

Architectural Computer models

Computer models these days are able to create an astonishingly real image of what the final home will look like well before …

Pinterest and Houzz

With all the new technologies available it would be wrong for Archiscapes not to take advantage of them. We have just launched …

Pools on a sloping site

When your lot slopes dramatically, it opens the door to all kinds of neat pool and architectural designs. This house in Ft. …

Watersound Residence

Details make all the difference in the World when it comes to designing a house. On this latest Archiscapes plan in Watersound, …

Creative outdoor areas

When your view looks like this, you want to make sure you have plenty of opportunities to enjoy it. So when it …

Concrete Construction

Building with concrete is an entirely different animal than building a wood-framed house. For starters, you can see in the photos here how laying …

Modifying House Plans

Although our firm offers a series of Ready-to-go home plans, very rarely do we find a customer that wants the plan just …

Glass Walls

When you’ve got an amazing view or jaw-dropping backyard, the last thing you want to do is hide it behind a wall …

Watercolor Residence final photos

Just wanted to post a quick message to let everyone know we spent the weekend photographing and updating the Archiscapes webpage with …

Spice up your walls

Adding architectural details to your walls is a wonderful way to add spice to a home and doesn’t have to cost a …

Exterior Elevations that Pop

Floor plans tend to take center stage when you first start thinking about a house. However, designing a home is about more …

Towers, lights and final touches

For the last two years, Archiscapes has been drawing and watching construction progress on a stunning Victorian home. In the last month, …

Mixing materials

Wood, brick, metal – when it comes to detailing the interior and exterior of a home, you have a lot to choose …

The power of concrete floors

When it comes to flooring choices, the sky is the limit. Wood, tile, carpet… and all the selections within those categories may …

Cool Pools

Having a pool is one thing. Having one that is architecturally integrated into the design of your house is another. A pool that …

How to hire a contractor

After hiring an architect, choosing your contractor is the next biggest step in the process and one that often makes people rather …

Making an Entrance

When it comes to designing a home, few details are as important as the front entrance. This is an owner’s first chance to set …