So we've been in the new house about 7 months now, and after all the work we've done inside, it's finally time to start sprucing up the exterior. We were so excited to find this home, and the patio is one of the reasons why - it's just the right size and it was very well designed, well built, and … Read More >>
I've always liked Tudor Revival-styled homes, but it seems I’m in the minority. In more than two decades of Residential Architecture practice, I've had one client express an interest in English Tudor style. One. I've mentioned it to a few other clients over the years, but the reaction I … Read More >>
Making the most of a small space is something we typically look for in a Modest Mansion, but sometimes, just a little more space makes everything work the way it should. I added a little more space when I designed this project, turning this cute little hall bath into a very comfortable and … Read More >>
It takes a little science and a little art to design a beautiful, livable new home that’s energy-efficient, uses less material to build, and connects with its building site. Those are some of the major ingredients of good design - and essential ingredients of "green" design. … Read More >>
Making the most of a small space is something we typically look for in a Modest Mansion, but sometimes, just a little more space makes everything work the way it should. I added a little more space when I designed this project, turning this cute little hall bath into a very comfortable and well-appointed master […]
If you’re used to thinking that all “modern” homes are sleek, and cool, and minimalist on the inside, then this remodeled Mid-Century Modern might change your mind. The 1,755 square foot home was built in 1975 by the Streng Brothers in the California Contemporary style (Streng began building great modern homes in California since the 1950’s). It was […]
When this home was built in St. Croix, Minnesota in 1854, it was the height of popularity for Greek Revival style in America. And while this home lacks the big front porch and “temple front” that was common to the style, it doesn’t lack anything in charm and character. The current owners purchased the home in […]
You heard that right. “Rustic” and “luxurious” aren’t often used to describe the same house. Which is exactly what we like about this little place in Hot Springs, Virginia – it’s a yee-haw corncob pipe log cabin on the outside, and a very, very nice family retreat on the inside.