One of our “typical” client concerns (we don’t really have typical clients, they’re all better than that, but work with me here) is what they need to do to get a great house. “Great” in their minds is a completely … Continue reading
For those of you who’ve ever assembled a grill, a bicycle or similar item from the instructions, you know that there is nothing like clear drawings that show each step in order. For me, anything less is generally cause for … Continue reading
There’s a new show on HGTV, “Million Dollar Rooms”. I watched for the first and (probably) last time a few days ago. Frankly, I don’t think how much you spent on a room is an acceptable subject for conversation in … Continue reading
Sad story, sad but true… a builder I know is working on a major remodel on a 10 year old house. I know the house and the owners interviewed me for the job but ended up choosing an architect who … Continue reading
I love HGTV, really, its just when they make a big deal about things that aren’t a big deal (which is all of the time), it makes my job harder. Watching House Hunters tonight, a young lady, the prospective buyer, … Continue reading
Architecture 101: Don’t design a house that looks like a face. No matter how good your design is, if it looks like a face, change it. There are no exceptions to this rule.