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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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Styles That Inspire

Sep 01, 2020
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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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Timber Home Kitchen Design

Aug 16, 2019

So much more than a place in which to prepare meals, a kitchen serves as a frequent gathering place for friends and family. In fact, a well-designed kitchen often becomes the focal point of the entire home. And, much like your timber frame home, your kitchen should reflect your personality in addition to being a […]

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What is the Difference between Stock Plans and Conceptual Designs?

Jun 07, 2019
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Despite many centuries of traditional building techniques, the authentic craftsmanship of timber framing began to give-way to kits and stock plans a few decades ago. As a result, the unique presence for which timber frame homes were once known, began to diminish. This was due to more than one factor, including increased assembly line-like manufacturing […]

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Meet Riverbend at an Event Near You

May 10, 2019
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Technology, like email and video calls, has made communication easier and more effective than ever. For some people, however, nothing replaces meeting in person. If you are interested in meeting the team that may help you build your dream timber frame home, Riverbend Timber Framing offers many ways in which to do so. Meet your […]

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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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Quebec City Farmhouse

Jul 27, 2018
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When Stephen Lefebvre and his wife Johane started brain storming for their new custom home outside of Calgary, Alberta, they found inspiration in the 400-year-old architecture of Quebec City. “We were trying to bring old Quebec City to Calgary,” said Lefebvre. “We love the architecture of old Quebec City, so the house is designed with […]

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Second Time’s the Charm

Oct 15, 2013
west virginia timber frame loft

As a resident of Morgantown, West Virginia, a picturesque community resting on the lush green border shared with Pennsylvania, Lori was a happy owner of a timber frame home. Then, 38-acres of property up the hill became available and she just she had to have it. With a sprawling three county view, her family knew […]

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A Weekend Retreat in Alberta

Jun 25, 2013

As president of a technologies company in the bustling city of Calgary, Bryan dreamed of building another home. He needed a retreat to which he could easily escape the city and relax during long weekends and holidays. After purchasing land in the scenic town of Olds, an hour outside of Calgary, Bryan began searching for […]

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Timber Framing in Non-Vaulted Spaces

Apr 23, 2013

A vaulted ceiling soaring overhead, adorned by an intricate web of timber framing – this is the image many of us conjure when visualizing a timber frame home’s interior. In fact, vaulted ceilings and repeating timber trusses are almost the standard in timber framing. However, they don’t have to be in your home design. The […]

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