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Selecting Your Architectural Style Part Two

Sep 01, 2020

Selecting a preferred architectural style is a natural and early step when beginning to think about your Riverbend home. However, for some future owners, this decision can be one of the most difficult parts of the pre-design process. For this reason, we embarked on writing a three-part series about selecting an architectural style. By providing […]

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Selecting Your Architectural Style Part One

Sep 01, 2020

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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Styles That Inspire II

Sep 01, 2020
michigan craftsman home with timber framing

Continue reading how some of Riverbend’s past clients found their style inspiration and how those perfect moments beautifully influenced their timber frame dream home’s design. Did you miss the first three stories? Read, part one here. Craftsman Style Homes – A Walk to School Born in response to the Industrial Revolution, Craftsman style architecture has […]

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Why Is Now The Time To Build?

Jun 11, 2020
time-to-build

The economy is beginning to ramp back up and more new building starts rest on the horizon. Yet, some future clients remain uneasy about moving forward with their custom home projects. Of course, each person must evaluate their own financial situation before determining the best time to build. Here are four points of consideration that […]

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Love to Entertain? Add These Features To Your Layout

Nov 17, 2017

Having guests over for a party or a meal can bring much joy as well as many happy memories. However, it can also bring out, (or quickly remind you of), the ‘pain points’ of your current home’s floor plan. Does having a kitchen where everything everyone needs is somehow located in the same corner sound […]

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Let’s Eat

Aug 06, 2013

It’s safe to say that eating is a fairly important ritual in most everyone’s day-to-day life. While the kitchen is an essential part of this ritual, your house would not be complete without a designated space to enjoy the fruits (and veggies) of your labor. Here are some ideas for creating the perfect dining space […]

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What to Do Before Your Custom Design Process Begins

May 14, 2013
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The time between when you first dream of your ideal timber home to the day your home is complete can span years. Whether it is determining your needs and wants, the fluctuating economy, or the state of the building industry, there are many factors that will affect when you will actually begin. With all of […]

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Traditional Design with Modern Amenities

Feb 05, 2013

Bryan and Lisa wanted a traditional timber frame home on their land in the quaint community of Olds, Alberta. Because their property faced the majestic Canadian Rockies, they hoped to find a company that could design a home reflective of their land. Additionally, they wanted to include energy efficient capabilities and a modern layout that […]

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Compact Plan Offers Architectural Interest

Jun 19, 2012

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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