Spanish Revival Custom Home by Orlando Custom Homebuilder Jorge Ulibarri

Spanish Revival Custom Home by Orlando Custom Homebuilder Jorge Ulibarri

This Spanish Revival custom home built by Orlando Custom Homebuilder Jorge Ulibarri sits on 5 acres wrapping around Hinden Lake in St. Cloud, Florida. “Architectural elements that imbue the home with Spanish Revival style include its whitewashed stucco facade, terracotta barrel tile roof, a tower chimney, and the trio of arches leading to the handcrafted wrought iron front door.  Inside we…

Florida Modern Custom Home by Orlando Custom Homebuilder Jorge Ulibarri

Florida Modern Custom Home by Orlando Custom Homebuilder Jorge Ulibarri

This Florida Modern Custom Home by Orlando Custom Homebuilder Jorge Ulibarri Features Sweeping Lake Views and Sleek Architectural Features An inverted L shaped entrance, slim round tower and oversized windows give this 12,000-square-foot modern custom home stunning curb appeal. Situated on a peninsula on Lake Markham in the Seminole County community of Lake Markham Preserve, this Florida contemporary home is…

Choosing the Right Fireplace For Your Living Space

Choosing the Right Fireplace For Your Living Space

Orlando Home Builder Jorge Ulibarri Shares Fireplace Design Ideas and Tips  In our personal home, designed and built by Orlando Custom Home Builder Jorge Ulibarri, we have three ethanol burning fireplaces that fit perfectly with our modern decor and busy lifestyle. The fireplaces burn denatured ethanol, a renewable modern energy that burns free, emits no fumes, is environmentally friendly and…

Different Degrees of Modern Style

Different Degrees of Modern Style

The Modernist Movement originated before the start of World War I and gained momentum in the 1920s and ’30s with Walter Gropius’s Bauhaus School, an experimental housing in Stuttgart shown by the Deutscher Werkbund group. Today its legacy endures in modern architecture of various iterations all rooted in what was called “a new architectural language that breaks with the past.” …

How to Increase Your Home’s Value

How to Increase Your Home’s Value

Thinking about remodeling your existing home for a return on investment? You might want to consider that not all home improvement projects guarantee ROI. Recent research from The 31st Annual Remodeling Cost Vs. Value Report  ranks the top five remodeling projects that retain their values at resale. 98.3%     Garage Door Replacement 97.1%     Manufactured Stone Veneer 91.3%     Entry Door Replacement (steel)…

Florida Modern Home by Orlando Custom Home Builder Jorge Ulibarri

Florida Modern Home by Orlando Custom Home Builder Jorge Ulibarri

This Florida Modern Home by Orlando Custom Home Builder Jorge Ulibarri is a regional interpretation of popular modernist styles but with warmth and texture that counterbalance rectilinear lines and sleek elements. Unlike typical modernist styles with flat roof lines, Jorge created his version of Florida Modern architecture with subtle roof pitches that appear flat from the facade yet promote better…

Decoding Your Kitchen Style

Decoding Your Kitchen Style

Today’s kitchen is both the focal point and social hub in updated and new homes. No longer walled off from view, the kitchen is open and inviting where cooking is communal and entertaining often gravitates around the island and dining spaces. Style is more important than ever with the kitchen front and center in the home; however, the aesthetic choices…

Florida Modern Architectural Style Elements

Florida Modern Architectural Style Elements

 Residential Architecture Should Consider the Context, Location & Environment of a Home. Unlike other places in the country, Florida summers are characterized by an intense rainy season and extremely high temperatures. Careful consideration must be given to these climate conditions in the design of the home. Orlando Custom Home Builder Jorge Ulibarri designs his own interpretation of Florida Modern that…

Step Up Your Stairway Style with 5 Design Ideas

Step Up Your Stairway Style with 5 Design Ideas

Staircase Design Ideas from Orlando Custom Home Builder Jorge Ulibarri: Today’s floorplans showcase the staircase as the focal point of  the room serving as functional sculpture. No longer relegated to the back of the home as uninspired utilitarian features, the latest staircase designs merge art and engineering to defy the limits of the standard banister and baluster system. Orlando Custom…

Kitchen and Bath Trends To Inspire Your New Home

Kitchen and Bath Trends To Inspire Your New Home

Orlando Custom Home Builder Jorge Ulibarri Shares the Latest Looks in the Kitchen & Bath for 2017 If you are thinking of building a new home or undertaking a kitchen or bath remodel, Orlando Custom Home Builder Jorge Ulibarri wants to share the latest trend report from The National Kitchen & Bath Association for inspiration and an honest look at…