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6 Interesting Architectural Details to Consider in Your Next Home Build

Part of being a successful real estate investor is knowing the trends to understand what people will likely want in a home moving forward. Tastes change over time, people live new and different lifestyles, and technology improves. So if you’re wondering what architectural details to include in your next home build, read on for some ideas.

People didn’t always use their basement for a game room, exercise facility, or extended living space; back in the day, it was typically used only for storage, laundry, and as a makeshift bathroom — complete with a stand-alone toilet in the middle of the room. People began to finish their basements, giving new life to this underused space. But those basements still felt like afterthoughts, mainly because of their low ceilings.

To get around that issue, new home builds can include a deeper foundation for the basement. By having the builder dig deeper, your

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bette individualizes architectural bathroom components with color

calling all individualists! leading german bathroom specialist bette turns the bathroom into an interior space for unique chromatic expression.




so long as it’s black.


the godfather of standardized production, henry ford, famously extended his zealous drive for optimization to the realm of taste, offering customers of his model T automobile zero choice in terms of color.


from our 21st-century perspective, this might smack of hubris, but the patrician-like pioneer of assembly-line manufacturing saw it differently. ‘standardization means nothing unless it means standardizing upward,’ he is also quoted as saying.


but how we design, how we manufacture, and how we consume has clearly changed.

bette individualizes architectural bathroom components with color




the rise of the individual, as opposed to the collective, and how this is played out in the material world around us, has meant the increased proliferation and significance of color in our daily lives. we now have a greater understanding of the

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KTGY-Designed Communities Receive Recognition for Best Architectural Design

“Estancia – Plan 6 in Mountain View, California, won the MAME Award for the Best Architectural Design Attached Home – Under 2,000 SF. Lennar is the builder. KTGY Architecture + Planning is the architect.”

OAKLAND, Calif. – KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that the Building Industry Association of the Bay Area has recognized KTGY-designed residential communities and residences at the prestigious 43rd Annual MAME Awards competition presented by the Sales & Marketing Council. The awards honor the industry’s most outstanding builder, sales, marketing and trade professionals who have distinguished themselves by working hard to deliver their best each day for the betterment of the industry. The winners were announced from the list of finalists on October 1, 2020.

KTGY’s winning design was:

Best Architectural Design Attached Home – Under 2,000 SF
Estancia – Plan 6
Location: Mountain View, California
Builder: Lennar
Architect: KTGY Architecture + Planning


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