How can a simple looking trellis actually be so complicated? When it’s done right, even the most complicated of problems looks simple but don’t be fooled – a lot of time, energy, and creative problem solving went into the design of this steel trellis.
The weather is finally starting to warm up and progress on the Cottonwood Modern house appropriately enough seems ready for Spring.
Progress is coming along on the Cottonwood modern residence – today we take a look at the cantilevered rooms and the stone work on the pavilion.
You might be surprised to learn that more tornadoes hit the United States than any other country in the world … Texas has more tornadoes than any other state … I live in Texas … and we have a tornado shelter in the Cottonwood modern project I have been working on.
Today we are taking a look at the Isokern wood burning fireplaces on the Cottonwood Modern residence. There are four all-together and are assembled from a kit of parts and are surprisingly affordable considering how well they work.
Progress is coming along on the Cottonwood modern residence – today we take a look at the structural pool, mahogany soffits, and a few other items of interest.
It is Sunday night and I am so tired I almost didn’t write this post (the horror!!) It’s been a busy weekend and today has been a really busy day … but we have to talk about utility rooms because they can’t talk about themselves. I spent 4 hours this morning hanging out at the(…)
This weekend is the 2012 AIA Dallas Tour of Homes and this year, we have a house that is participating on the tour. There are 8 houses altogether, and all of them designed by architects.
Sometimes the best laid plans don’t work out – even when you have a good reason for every decision, you just don’t get it right.
It’s only been a week but there is a lot that has happened … including a hit to the contingency fund. Twice.