Month: July 2018

Steel-Framed Windows Leap Forward Into Modern Designs

Steel-Framed Windows Leap Forward Into Modern Designs

The Industrial Revolution gave us many new substances and technologies, from the elevator to the idea of a curtain wall construction. Not the least of these was the introduction of sheets of glass set in metal frames. Introduced on a huge scale at the Crystal Palace, which housed the Great Exhibition in 1851, sheets of …

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Houzz Tour: Design and Surprise in The Hamptons

Houzz Tour: Design and Surprise in The Hamptons

Mention The Hamptons, and instantly images of gargantuan shore holiday waterfalls superimposed on the rolling grassy landscape are conjured. It’s nearly a farce to call those homes beach houses. Choosing to not fall victim to this cliché, Robert Young Architects opted for understated and casual elegance when designing the primary residence for a family in …

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