Dive into this unique case study with us and learn about our specific process of building your perfect custom house on land you own. Just need the recap? Jump right to a section: Should I Buy Land First, Then Build? Step 1: When is the right time to reach out to an architect when […]
You love your home. You’re invested in it financially and emotionally and you’d love to stay forever in it. But, as our bodies age, we might struggle with some of the details of navigation through our home or in the completion of day to day tasks. When your knees hurt, it might be harder to […]
I like helping homeowners, I like ‘problem-solving’, I like drawing and picking out materials — I like a lot of the clichés about architecture… but I really like running a woman-owned business. Recently, I had a zoom call with my “little” cousin who became a licensed architect herself just 2 years ago. We chatted about building and running a business, up […]
We’ve set out to demystify these common terms for our most popular architectural services. Read on to discover all the various ways – with examples – that we save our clients time, money, and sanity.
We cover: Feasibility Studies, Architectural Engineering, Building Spatial Planning, Sustainable Design, Adaptive Reuse, and Master Planning.
Ultimately, the benefits of hiring an architect greatly outweigh the costs for most medium to large projects. Our clients benefit from:
– Having confidence in the big picture, the plan, and the stress reduction that comes with that.
– Having support in filing the necessary paperwork, contractor hiring, job oversight and management.
– Thoughtful material placement to save money and resources, and/or an eco-friendly design, LEED-certified building, and passive solar design.
There are as many ways to customize and build homes as there are needs and tastes. We currently have an exciting array of work on the boards, encompassing everything from quiet retirement to growing families to passive, eco-friendly design. Read on to explore a little about what makes each of these projects unique and how […]
Six months into the new partnership and everything is going well. We’ve been able to expand our business combining Don and Tim’s decades of experience in commercial work with my decades of experience in residential design. This combination of commercial and residential experience has enabled us to serve more clients in the growing region of […]
Construction is starting on these three projects this spring and summer 2021. Check back later this year for updates! Timber Frame Pool House These homeowners have been enjoying their backyard pool for 25 years and were looking for a big update with a new pool house. Age in Place Guest House Wanting to expand accommodations […]
During COVID-19 it has become increasingly more important to have outdoor space to socialize, keep up with friends and family, and keep families safe by being able to physically distance. Below are several projects I have done to expand outdoor spaces for families. We all know that it’s important to keep up with your loved […]
Maybe you’ve seen my sign out at a couple of houses downtown. Last week I visited a couple of projects to see what’s going on! At one house, the kitchen was just completed the day before. The homeowners haven’t even moved it, and I could still smell the paint in the air from the installer’s […]