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Great Room Framing

When you walk into this great room, there is a pleasant transition formed by the ambulatory lower ceiling height into the double height vaulted ceiling […]

New Windows/Framing a New Kitchen

Ahh yes, we all love the nostalgia of the single pained windows with the swirls and dot engrained in the glass, but for efficiency of running […]

Construction Con’t: Roof Completion, Porch Foundations, and a Double Height Great Room Revealed

Next, the concrete truck came and poured footings for the three porches as well as footings in the basement. This allowed the masons to get started on […]

Formwork, Sill Plates, Floor Joists, Oh My!

With this addition, more weight will be placed on the existing foundation walls. To ensure that loads are properly transferred to the ground, pillars will […]

Roof Construction

The construction process reveals the first tangible stages of the design being lifted from the 2D Construction Documents and visualizing the spaces come to life before you. As mentioned […]

Construction Begins

The week following demolition of the old farm house the contractors began re-constructing the roof while they still had the second floor in place (as it […]

Demolition

Do you remember this beautiful old farm house? With all of it’s character… And charm…  Demolition is often thought of as recklessly tearing apart a building with […]

Construction Documents

Once the client and designer have ironed out the programming, aesthetics and design functionality together the designer finalizes the design in a Construction Documents drawing […]

Schematic Design: 5th Meeting

The amount of schematic design meetings is based on the size of the job as well as the client’s needs. In this project many meeting […]

Schematic Design: 4th Meeting

By the fourth meeting the architect has further developed the exterior elevations through conversation with the client and also by working from the inside plan to the exterior. […]