Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Dwell + Marin Magazine's Marin Home Tour: Top 5 Reasons to Go

Why go to Dwell and Marin Magazine's inaugural Marin Home Tour this month?

Here are five great reasons...

To walk through the Mill Valley house that inspired Lara Hedberg Deam to found Dwell magazine...


Images by Rien van Rijthoven

The Deam Residence •  Christopher C. Deam • CCD


To experience how Robin Petravic and Catherine Bailey, owners of the noted mid-century pottery company Heath Ceramics,  live at home...



The Bailey/Petrovic Residence  •
Barbara Brown • Barbara Brown Architecture 


To walk across a modern bridge...



Images by Rien van Rijthoven
 
The Bridge House • Stanley Saitowitz • Natoma Architects, Inc. 


To stroll through a floating home...

Image by Michael Kromat  
Sausalito Houseboat •  David Spurgeon, Architect


To find nature celebrated in, around and, thanks to an award-winning living roof, atop this Mill Valley home.

 Image by CJ Chapman



A Hillside Residence • Scott McGlashan • McGlashan Architecture 


The Dwell + Marin Magazine Marin Home Tour • 
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  • April 30 and May 1 • 
Nine homes • 
$75 one- day pass • 
$150 two-day pass includes admission to Meet the Architects  • 
Meet The Architects • 6:30 p.m. • April 29 • Acqua Hotel • Mill Valley • $25 •  








Friday, April 1, 2011

DesignSwirl's Newest Feature

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