Situational irony. Those rare circumstances when unexpected tragic events, as disastrous as they may seem, actually turn out to present hidden opportunities. Such was the case of Las Campanas, the Elite Home featured in this issue’s remodeling story. Learn more about this feature in this issue of L•O PROFILE.
Modern “shouses” have evolved from an architectural theory called Functionalism which emerged in the early 20th century. The movement was fostered by architect Louis Sullivan, a mentor of Frank Lloyd Wright. Sullivan believed the deign of any structure should be drivn by that building’s purpose – its intended use. Following that functional design approach, current […]
When Bagnell Dam was finally completed and began blocking the Osage River in 1931, the subsequent body of water which was formed is now what we know as the Lake of the Ozarks. Because the Osage’s path followed a series of meandering valleys, the resulting shore formed for the Lake was a uniquely irregular myriad […]
As an executive with the Gillette Company and subsequent entrepreneur running his own enterprises, James Glenn has relocated over the years to numerous communities across the country. His wife, Tine, said there was always something they sought in every house they lived in along the way. “James always said that with any house considered, we […]
When you walk into Preston and Sharon Swafford’s holiday home, be prepared for a festive feast for the eyes. Every room, nook, and cranny is brimming with enough nostalgia, glamour, humor, and spirit to make even The Grinch’s heart grow three sizes! The Swafford’s begin their Christmas magic starting in late September.
When Mark and Marsha Schoeneman built their dream home 11 years ago, it was a labor of love. The couple had lived all over the world including Singapore and Australia and the artifacts they’ve accumulated are displayed throughout the home. But they now decided it was time for an upgrade.
Designer Nancy Wilson has a favorite saying: Find the form and make it function. And that’s exactly what she did in this beautiful Lake of the Ozarks home. This Mediterranean Oasis is the perfect spot to find some home inspiration and admire its beauty.
Into the woods by Siegrid Nassie. This beautiful wooden estate has captured the attention of many with its design and personality. The unique build and infrastructure are only a piece of its appeal.
Step through the front door of this log home into two worlds at once. One is a hunting lodge with touches of wildlife everywhere you look; the other is bits and pieces of grandma’s house, with darling knickknacks corner cupboards and precious antiques.
Rob and Lisa Snook may not have built this stunner overlooking the 20mm, but they knew the minute they laid eyes on it, that it was perfect for their family. All of the unique aspects of the home are what drew them in.