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9th Annual Homes by Architects Tour

Saturday, September 17 10:00 am
This annual self-guided tour showcases new and remodeled homes in the Twin Cities metropolitan area designed by AIA Minnesota architects.…
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9th Annual Homes by Architects Tour

Sunday, September 18 10:00 am
This annual self-guided tour showcases new and remodeled homes in the Twin Cities metropolitan area designed by AIA Minnesota architects.…
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Making the Most of the Homes by Architects Tour

The eight annual Homes by Architects Tour is only a few days away, and many who have attended the tour…

Marvin Windows Introduces New Options for Contemporary Design

Many of this year’s tour homes feature products from our gold sponsor, Marvin Windows and Doors.  Contemporary design is one…

Home Improvement 101: Bigger Isn’t Always Better

On the subject of improving one’s home, there is a common misconception that improving means adding more space on to…

What’s So Special About the Homes by Architects Tour?

The volunteers that greet you at each home on the Homes by Architects Tour are often asked what makes this…

How to Successfully Mix Architectural Styles in Your Home

 Have you ever walked through a home and been smacked across the face by an addition or remodel that sticks…

Downsize vs.Remodel: Home Tour Offers Solutions for Empty Nesters

For many couples whose children are grown and permanently living away from the nest, the sudden abundance of living space…

Three ‘Must-See’ Historic Home Remodels

Owning a historic home comes with a lot of responsibility and maintenance. While the charm of an older home is…

Battling the Big House Trend

The term “McMansion” is becoming more widely used to describe a newly built home with larger square footage than its…

Can Modern Design be Functional?

On the Homes by Architects Tour, one thing you can count on each year is seeing a wide variety of…

3 Tips for Selecting the Right Architect for Your Project

The homeowners whose homes are featured on this year’s Homes by Architects Tour can tell you that the relationship you…