When tasked with taking the iconic style of an American Ranch home and applying our principles of simple, modern, and sustainable architecture while thoughtfully reflecting the surrounding environment we still start with two simple tools: a pen and paper.Read More
When planning to renovate or build your new home a great way to communicate your preferences and architectural styles to your architect is by collecting and sharing images. Ranging from simple photos of cabinets or faucets you love to full exterior photos of completed houses, these collages tell the story of you and your family.Read More
When it comes to residential design and construction most of our clients are families and have never worked with an architect or contractor before. In fact, for most families, their residential addition or new home will be the only time they will ever work with an architect or contractor.
Without previous knowledge of the process, many families looking to “build” will instinctually go straight to a “builder”. Makes sense, right? Then, the contractor will look for an architect (or an unlicensed draftsman) to draw-up a plan to submit for permits.
In reality, the traditional design and build process is the complete opposite.