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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...

Ask most homeowners to define “Contemporary architecture” and they’re likely to say something recently designed with lots of space and glass. They won’t be wrong--it’s just that contemporary homes are both more expansive and more nuanced than that. While probably first applied in the post-modern period...

Many people associate cottage style homes with small beach houses. While many beach homes offer a cottage house look and feel, this design style has benefits for inland dwellings as well. The cottage design style features casual and authentic furnishings mixed with graceful lines. Typically,...