Pretty pictures of home extensions
February 11, 2012 9:28 AM   Subscribe

Architectural digest: looking for great examples of home extensions for city houses.

I'm looking for inspirational photographs or case studies of spectacular, well designed, beautiful home extensions from around the world.

Bonus points for extenstions to city houses. Modern is okay, but timeless is just as fine. I tried googling, but I get buried beneath the collective weight of small builders who want to sell me their services, and all kinds of newspapers telling me what the zoning laws are in their town. Thanks for your help.
posted by NekulturnY to Home & Garden (4 answers total)
Every Sunday, papers like the L.A. Times, the NY Times and Seattle Times will have home photo walkthroughs as part of their Sunday magazine sections. Most of these are re-models and extensions, with interviews with the owner, architect and/or contractor about the process. No zoning discussions I've ever seen.
posted by Cool Papa Bell at 9:37 AM on February 11, 2012

Pinterest search for addition turns up math results but also home additions, some interesting, others horrible. Try adding the word 'home' or 'remodel.'
posted by amanda at 11:09 AM on February 11, 2012

Check out the book "How Buildings Learn".
posted by This_Will_Be_Good at 12:19 PM on February 11, 2012

Perusing Houzz might turn up some ideas. It has international metro areas and a section where you can read previous questions or ask new ones.
posted by yoga at 2:55 PM on February 11, 2012

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