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The New England coastline is dotted with beachfront homes, ranging from charming Cape Cod and cottage-style homes to resplendent estates complete with stunning backyard pools, exquisite pool houses, and terraces that offer sweeping views of the water. Used both as summer escapes and year-round residences,...

An impressive backyard pool is the envy of many during a hot, humid New England summer – but why stop there? Pool house designs featuring amenities like outdoor showers, changing rooms, and even kitchens and living areas can elevate the backyard pool area from summertime...

When designed and installed thoughtfully, backyard pools do more than keep families cool during hot, humid New England summers. A backyard pool complements the architecture of a home, blending the natural landscape with the design and details that make a house unique. Architectural Digest shares these...

Renovating or building a home is a major project involving big goals that align with the homeowner’s vision. It is important to seek out a trusted architect who understands the client’s aspirations – but that is a process in its own right. Here is a guide...

The process of working with a commercial architect is not too different from what clients can expect from a residential architect, but it’s a practice that plays out on a much larger and more complex scale. After all, architects design and prep specifications for commercial...

Deciding to build a new home or undergo a renovation is a major decision. One of the most crucial aspects of such a project is choosing a residential architect who understands your vision and can bring it to life. Residential architects possess not only the...

Cardello Architects has been designing luxury homes based on the best architectural styles for over 20 years. As a result, the team has become well-versed in a broad range of architectural styles, from Cape Cod to Shingle style and beyond. Take a look at the...

Shingle style homes are quintessentially New England, coming into style in the late-19th century following the rise of Victorian-era architecture throughout the country. These dwellings, which blend traditional design with weathered materials, symbolize East Coast charm and give a nod to various architectural elements of...

Large, ornate and whimsical, Victorian-style house plans originated during the reign of Queen Victoria in England in the late-19th century and here into the early-20th century. These imposing dwellings with wrap-around porches, bay windows, turrets, and towers reflected an age of freedom spurred by the...

Colonial architecture dates to the early 1600s in America. Throughout New England, the earliest Colonial-era examples of the style were little more than rectangular boxes that relied on medieval forms—rustic huts, cottages, and folk dwellings—and features: steep roofs, massive central fireplaces, small windows and unadorned...