The weather forecast looks stunning for this weekend’s Ninth Annual Homes by Architects Tour. Get ready to enjoy some sunshine and the beautiful scenery of the Twin Cities in fall as you travel the tour route!
Several projects showcased on this year’s tour offer interesting ways to integrate the outdoors and the home, and also demonstrate how a well-designed home can maximize the views of one’s surroundings.
This year’s tour features more energy efficient home designs than any other in its nine-year history. If green design is on your list of interests, or even if you’ve never seriously considered energy efficiency a high priority and want to know what all the hype is about, you won’t want to miss seeing these projects.
Taking the plunge on a new home build or remodeling project can be a frightening prospect.
This year’s Homes by Architects Tour showcases several projects that demonstrate how sensitive design and consideration for the existing fabric of the neighborhood can result in spacious homes with modern amenities.
For anyone considering a remodel of an older house, this year’s tour offers two case studies of how to successfully address the common problems that arise when blending old and new.