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Our fourth 2012 Red Diamond Achiever, the Pasture Project, is a single-story home in Holladay, Utah, built by Imbue Design and Benchmark Modern, both of Salt Lake City. The Pasture Project was created with deliberate living, site-specific design and responsive, functional spaces in mind. It features an open floor plan, concrete floors, radiant heat and floor-to-ceiling […]

In July, we told you about the Make It Right Foundation, a nonprofit organization that’s building safe, sustainable and affordable homes for working class families in the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans. We’re happy to report homes built by Make It Right — which include windows from Integrity — survived Hurricane Isaac. In an […]

Last week, Marvin Windows and Doors announced the nine winners of the 2012 myMarvin Architect’s Challenge, which honors the best in architecture in the U.S. and beyond. Once again, this year’s winners are diverse in style and location, but each has been selected for their solution-driven design, classical beauty, innovative use of windows and sustainability. The […]

Our second 2012 Red Diamond Achiever, the Rebel Valley Project, is an extensive remodel of a 1974 contemporary home by Atlanta-based Pinnacle Custom Builders. Located in Vinings, Ga., the project was led by Robert Soens Jr. and  includes the addition of a new building envelope with a rain-screen siding, a completely remodeled kitchen and window-and-door […]

How many of you are watching the Olympics? We all pay attention to the athletes and their amazing feats of skill and determination, but there’s another Olympic marvel to wonder over: the facilities. When you think about it, it’s amazing that countries will build countless structures for a very limited-time use. What happens to them […]

Eight-hundred square feet hardly screams spacious, but that’s all the architect Joan Heaton had to work with when she teamed with her builder husband for their Vermont cabin in the Green Mountains. Working with a limited existing footprint, the couple yearned to create a mountain getaway that could sleep six people while maintaining an open […]

Case Study: The Manor Garden

April 24th, 2012

Here’s a cool project we wanted to show you. It not only features Integrity, but also our sister brand Marvin Windows and Doors. The Manor Garden, a newly constructed, multi-family residential building designed by Anthony Vandermark Jr. and Frank Minervini of Minervini Vandermark Architecture, successfully blends modern building methods and materials into its neighborhood’s historical context. […]

Austin, Texas, isn’t just known for the University of Texas, the South by Southwest music festival and barbecue. Summers in Austin are hot — blazing hot. That’s why when architect David Webber of Webber + Studio, Inc. recently renovated and added on to a small Austin home, he included windows from Integrity. Watch the case study […]

According to NewUrbanism.org, new urbanism “promotes the creation and restoration of diverse, walkable, compact, vibrant, mixed-use communities composed of the same components as conventional development, but assembled in a more integrated fashion, in the form of complete communities.” Perhaps no one has championed the benefits of New Urbanist construction like architect Sarah Susanka, author of the best-selling […]

Eager homeowners are nothing new when it comes to remodeling projects. However, Loudon County, Va., resident Peter Burnett took that typical enthusiasm to a new level when his home burned down in 2009. Amy Albert, senior editor at Builder Magazine, published a story on Tuesday about a homeowner who saw his misfortune as a great […]

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