Grinding and polishing my concrete floors technically started as an idea 4 years ago … but the time to do this properly came, and I’m not sure I was completely prepared for what that meant.
It’s only been a week but there is a lot that has happened … including a hit to the contingency fund. Twice.
Modern stairs are governed by million rules and regulations – designing one that looks simple is anything but simple.
My next big modern project starts off with a problem right in the very beginning. Not only does it delay the project, it has a hefty price tag …
Getting a patio built is super easy – especially if you’re an architect with connections right?! Not so much…
Retaining walls are boring, lets be honest about that shall we? But with a little bit of thought, you can make this beast of burden into something that makes a powerful design statement. I will show you how.
Last week I was confused for an actual member of the media and was invited to tour the new Morphosis designed Perot Museum of Nature & Science building. This was the first time they have allowed pictures to be taken so I hope you enjoy
There are dozens of architectural firms who wanted this job and rightly so – it’s a fantastic commission and the site is physically a challenge which makes for an exciting project.
I decided to start a monumental project at my house this weekend – stripping my concrete floors. Depending on what you know, that may or may not be a big deal so let me tell you….it’s a big deal, for a couple of reasons.
I interviewed concrete artisan Richard Holschuh to learn more about concrete as an interior finish material, his methodology for working with the material, and the finished ethereal qualities of one of the oldest known building materials.