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Architect Dan Sherer: Outdoorsman at Heart

Architect Dan Sherer seeks adventure in architecture and life. Venturing off the beaten path, he’s ready to visit a historic site or take a hike on a woodland trail, which makes perfect sense because his specialty is historic renovation and preservation.
Historic projects are especially complex, he says, because the architect must go through a discovery process to identify exactly what’s there, decide what should be saved and what actually can be saved.

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Designer Colin Healy: Homes For Living Life To The Fullest

Colin Healy believes that our homes reflect our values, and that our values later in life are more important than ever.

Colin’s core value is transforming lives through architecture and music. By day, he reinvents homes for his clients changing needs; by night, he plays in the Walkingwood Mandolin Quartet with some of his closest friends. He carries a harmonica in his pocket wherever he goes.

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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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Hundred Year Old House in Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill Reveals Secrets

One of our current projects is a house in Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill. It’s a 1917 stone home on a 4-acre site, atop a hill that drops down into Fairmount Park – beautiful! The owner is semi-retired from the commercial insurance business; what he wants the home to be has evolved with changes in his life, so the design evolves as well. But the secrets the house revealed inspired the design’s evolution, too.

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