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K. Hovnanian Reinvents the Suburban House

 
 

From a distance, the simple gabled roofs and plain brick and lapped siding of the three Line K models offered by K. Hovnanian Homes at Willowsford in Loudoun County, Virginia, appear to be standard fare for a new home community in the Washington, D.C., area.

Then you get closer and differences emerge....Read More

 


 
 

How a Book Led to Line K Homes

 
 

In the Washington, D.C., home building market, and in every other in the U.S., it is practically an article of faith among the large national builders that houses with contemporary styling won’t sell....Read More

 
 
 

Tile Italian-Style: Stunning, Revolutionary

 
 

Fifty years from now, historians of the decorative arts will likely describe the current era of tile making as "The Great Revolution."....Read More


 
 

Katherine Test-Drives a Model Home

 
 

When you test-drive a house by living in it for two days, what can you learn? ....Read More

 
 

 

 


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