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It All Fits Together: Southampton Home and Gardens, 10 Years in the Making

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.

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Redwoods Design Studio Completes Optician Renovation In Sunnyside, Queens

Redwoods Design Studio announces completion of its design- build renovation for C Clearly, an optician store located at 4814 Skillman Avenue in Sunnyside, Queens. Previously home to a bank, the gut renovation posed an interesting challenge because of the 5’x5’x5’ depository safe weighed as much as 350 pounds that needed to be removed. C Clearly owner Christa Cavallaro held the grand opening of the store, which includes both retail and exam rooms, in July.

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As An Italian Architect, Design Is Like A Wonderful Romance

In my practice, I have always tried to give each individual client the right amount of attention, and the peace of mind that each seeks. One occurrence especially enlightened me to a new perspective, through a special client. When it comes to collaborating with a couple on designing, often there is one person who is speaking just a little more, who is maybe getting the most attention to wants and needs.

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In Real Time: Architect John Hrivnak

For architect John Hrivnak’s special needs housing clients, he sketches out freehand pencil perspectives in 3D instead of the usual 2D. Whether for the aging-in-place individual or couple or for families with health or medical challenges, John involves them in the design process through this ability to sketch plans and perspective vignettes in real time, right at their kitchen table.

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