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When you are an Architect-Builder, you tend to look for the connection between architecture and art. Not just for its beauty or how it makes you think or feel about the subject, but you also analyze how the art was made. This is especially true with sculptors and artists who construct large scale art installations.Continue reading >
We’ve all heard that a little bit of knowledge can be a dangerous thing. Two of our recent projects proved the truth of that and showed how a lot of knowledge can go a long way toward saving the day. It can even lead to awards, as in the case of our Sullivan’s Island project on an unusually-shaped lot.Continue reading >
Here in Manasquan, we weather many a storm. My friends Steve and Dovie live down the road from me and their kids go to school with my kids. As we got to know each other through the years, they would often say, ‘Someday we want to renovate this house, we’re just not ready yet.’Continue reading >
I wanted to write this blog post to pass along information for people about architectural design choices that could help to minimize fire risk with smart design.
I’m not saying that homes in the direct path of a wildfire would be spared with these kinds of measures, but there are instances when preventive measures can make a difference. Though fire is scary and unpredictable, there are considerations and steps you can take that, depending on the circumstances, can lower the chances of fire damage.Continue reading >
The Architect Marketing Institute (AMI) has been selected to present a workshop at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018.Continue reading >
While we often think of modern contemporary homes as minimalist – usually all white and with an exploration of space and volume – what’s more notable about this one are the rich textures and colors because of the materials, lighting and even sound considerations.Continue reading >
This is the story of a perfect client… clients who brought enthusiasm, intelligence and input, while knowing how to value their architect’s advice. The beginning of this process was a challenge because when they called me to look at their space they already had an architect.Continue reading >
The famous English garden designer, Gertrude Jekyll, created over 400 gardens in the United Kingdom, Europe and the U.S. She just loved gardens; they were her life. When she decided to build a house, she first spent five years working on the gardens, then hired the architect Edwin Lutyens to put the house where she wanted it. When it was done, the entire property was complete because the gardens were already established.Continue reading >