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Beautiful Blend of Old and New

This beautiful retreat in rural Minnesota uses timbers from an 1870s barn for dramatic and structural effect. What a warm, light interior the designers created. And letting in that light are Ultimate Push Out Casement windows from Marvin. Chosen for their harmony with the period design, they also provide the durability and energy efficiency demanded in today’s buildings. Congratul...
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We’re on Houzz!

Traditional Exterior by John Kraemer & Sons We love If you’re interested in home design and decor, you need to check it out. And we’re thrilled to find so many projects on Houzz that feature Marvin Windows, like this luxurious Lake Minnetonka home. Check out more beautiful Marvin homes here and here. We’ll be featuring Houzz on all our social media, so look...
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Spectacular Lake Superior Getaway

This amazing cabin home on the shore of Lake Superior, on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, is the subject of a fascinating article on Houzz. We often link to Houzz photo galleries, but we really enjoyed the insights writer Becky Harris drew from speaking with the home’s architect, Nils Finne. For example: The corrugated metal siding is often subject to ferocious attacks by woodpecke...
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Architect’s Challenge Winner: Bragg Hill

We’re proud to have bragging rights (pun intended!) to this beautiful home in West Chester, Pa. Bragg Hill, designed by architect Matthew Moger, was a winner in the 2013 Marvin Architect’s Challenge. The home was inspired by the barn structures dotting the Chester County landscape. With careful consideration, the home was sited to take advantage of the natural terrain, views, s...
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Video profile: Architect’s Challenge “Best in Show” winner, Folly Farm

Not many projects can be described as “rugged” and “contemporary” in the same sentence, or as having “character” and “clean lines.” This project seems to transcend those boundaries in a compelling way, for a beautiful, fluid outcome. The peaceful surroundings provided the perfect opportunity to explore the interplay between interior and exterior space. Watch as architect Dale Hubbard share...
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The countdown has begun. T-minus two weeks. Don't miss your chance to enter the...

The countdown has begun. T-minus two weeks. Don't miss your chance to enter the 2014 Marvin Architects Challenge!