An Intentional Approach to Modern Home Additions

An Intentional Approach to Modern Home Additions

As a custom residential architect, I have had the opportunity to design new houses as well as additions and large scale remodels. While designing a new house offers the appeal of a clean slate, I actually find the most rewarding design challenge to be integrating...
The 1980’s Contemporary House- Time for a New Perspective

The 1980’s Contemporary House- Time for a New Perspective

Whether you love them or hate them, 80’s “Contemporaries” are a unique style that reflect the exuberance of their time. Homes built during this period are now considered less desirable, as their design can seem overwrought and unrestrained to the generation that grew...
Construction- The New Reality

Construction- The New Reality

Illustration by Anton Klusener If you’ve kept up with news about the housing and construction market, you will know that we had a recent boom time with house price escalation exceeding the last “bubble”of 2008. Houses sold quickly at previously unimaginable prices,...
The Original “Starchitect”

The Original “Starchitect”

The word “pilgrimage” is apt when talking about my recent visit to two Frank Lloyd Wright houses in western Pennsylvania — Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob. Two quite different homes, a few miles apart, reflecting very different points in the career of America’s...