Month: August 2011
I guess a lot of people know that I have a personal pet peeve with the level of character and detail that typically go into the creation of a roof dormer. Having grown up in Atlanta; mostly in some form of suburbia, I’ve seen my share of poorly constructed renditions. I’ve probably built a few bad ones as well considering my entire career (from age 13 to … Read More Dormers, Dormers, Dormers
Hey Guys ~ I thought I’d pull one out of the archives for you here. This one has always been one of my favorites. The owners found this little gem and started right in transforming it into a place of their own. Tucked away in the serene Loring Heights community just west of Atlanta, this bungalow offered up a ton of potential. In a course of two separate projects, … Read More Loring Heights ~ Part I
“When we think about the views offered by a home, we are normally referring to exterior views, but carefully designed interior views can also add enormously to the quality and character of a home.” Sarah Susanka The quote above is from Sarah Susanka’s book Home by Design. I’ve often fallen back on this book when designing a new space because it is just plain … Read More Ahh…The Views!!!
In today’s current real estate condition, one thing remains as true as ever. Location, Location, Location. With home prices hovering at all time lows, people are able to target sought after neighborhoods and communities and take up residence in areas that they have longed to be a part of. And, that is exactly what this homeowner did. With guts, vision and a strong ambition, … Read More Anything Is Possible