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Selecting Your Architectural Style Part One

Sep 01, 2020
grey timber frame home with dense forest behind that leads up a mountain side

This article begins a three-part series taking you on a tour through Riverbend’s six architectural styles. After almost 40 years designing and crafting timber frame homes, the Riverbend team has the knowledge and expertise to assist you with the initial planning of your dream home. For many clients, choosing architectural style is the first step. […]

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Timber Frame Styles and Inspiration For Your Home Design

Sep 01, 2020

Every person considering a timber frame home has a completely unique vision. This is because each of them experience different moments of inspiration along the way. And, before they ever met with Riverbend, those moments of inspiration were already influencing their future home’s design. This article shares how some of Riverbend’s past clients found their […]

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Inspired by Tuscany

Aug 18, 2018
tuscany exterior timber frame home

You would be hard-pressed to find an architectural style more connected to traditional timber framing than the centuries-old homes built in the Italian, French and English countryside. With its stone exterior, decorative gables and steep roof pitches the Tuscany conceptual plan has inspired a number of Riverbend clients to build a timber home which captures […]

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European Style Timber Frame Homes

Aug 31, 2017
Biltmore Estate from the Biltmore Estate Garden

Throughout the years, television and movies have romanticized the look of European style architecture. The style first became popular in North America in the 1920s and 1930s, and remains a mainstream motif for new homes, including timber frame homes, today. History of European Style Architecture After World War I, soldiers stationed in Europe returned and […]

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Compact Plan Offers Architectural Interest

Jun 19, 2012
timber frame home with stone exterior

When you build a custom timber frame home, you want it to stand out from the crowd; it should be an extension of your lifestyle and unique personality. When your floor plan is a sweeping 5,000 square feet, it’s easy to add those unique details to your home. However, that doesn’t mean a floor plan […]

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