Category: What is Composed
Sorry, it’s been so long, but things have really been crazy. With that said, I want to re-introduce the site. Tweaking and re-vamping it a bit. Less Words ~ More Photos. Keeping things short and sweet while cutting to the point. Heck, I’m busy, your busy, you don’t want to hear me blab on and on, we just want to look at cool homes, Right? So what … Read More What is Well Composed
The craziest thing happened to me the other day. I was a little early to a committee meeting that was being held in a local architectural firm’s office so I took my seat at the conference room table hoping to catch up on some e-mails when an amazing photograph caught my eye. You see, this Home has been one of my family’s favorites for years. It had … Read More Miraculously Saved
I Love to find patterns. Patterns in the marketplace. Patterns in emerging developments. Patterns in people’s behaviors. The crazy thing is though, so often I fail to see any of the patterns in my own life. While driving from one project to another last week, I began to connect a few of the dots. You see, I’ve never considered myself to be defined by one single architectural style. In … Read More Which one would you pick?
The other night, as my wife and I were spending a quiet evening reading, she handed me the latest edition of Southern Living stating that I had to take a look because just about everybody I ever speak about is mentioned somewhere in the issue. And sure enough, it was chock full of local talent. So, I dove right in.
Greetings All. You know, one thing that I love to do with this blog is to promote other individuals or entities. But, I am hesitant to plug just anyone. You see, this is something that I place a great deal of consideration into. It is something that I certainly do not take lightly. From my perspective, they have to be truly worthy. Truly knocking it out of … Read More The Mark of a Professional
Lately, I’ve had my dream place on the mind again. In fact, everyone in the family has been talking about their “dream” place. It’s not that we have a hard time hanging out with each other, Not at all. It’s just that we each want a place of our own. A place that we can retreat to. I think that this longing is something that is hardwired into our nature. … Read More A Place Of Our Own
I think you will most definitely enjoy this one. It was not only fun to build out, but, it also had an incredible, earth-shattering impact on the character of the Home. Located in the Brookfield Country Club right on the golf course, this home was the collection of multiple renovations performed by the previous owner. Not only did the craftsmanship leave a lot to … Read More Grand Transformations
A couple of weeks ago, I featured this home’s master bath. In case you missed it, you can catch it here. Today ~ I thought I’d bring you some photos from the kitchen project. I absolutely love this home . It is located in the quiet little community of Loring Heights, just west of Atlanta. For these owners, it is all about the location. … Read More Loring Heights ~ Part 2
In case you missed it, I recently did a whole post on the importance of getting the roof dormer right. You can see the whole thing by clicking here. Anyway, while killing time and strolling through some websites I came across this one and it just blew me away. Talk about making a statement. This one is so striking. Right off … Read More Random Snippets 3 ~ A Masterful Balcony
Sometimes we will rule out employing quality design elements or solid architectural detailing right from the get go because we think that it may be too cost prohibitive or that our project is not up to that level of distinction. In reality though, there are so many ways to enhance the aesthetics of a home with some very simple techniques. Notice how this simple (yet … Read More Random Snippets 2 ~ It’s Really So Simple
Undoubtedly “Siting” a house on a piece of property can be one of the most exciting segments of the whole building process. I would even venture to say that this is the draw that pulls so many guys into the construction profession. This is play at the highest level ~ orchestrsting heavy equipment, managing excavating activities, executing surveying details, laying out the foundations, Then there’s setting form boards, foundation wall panels, calling … Read More Random Snippets 1 ~ The Art of Siting
I’m not really sure why, we in Atlanta, pay so little attention to the critical details of a Home. These are the elements that bring the home to life and allow it to truly become inspiring. A builder friend of mine, who happened to be very successful at his profession, once told me that in order to succeed in our market, you have to … Read More The Road Less Traveled