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.
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.
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.
A small but compacted renovation is underway at Life of an Architect World Headquarters
One of the most useful exercises that any young architect can partake in is to visit construction sites as often as possible. It is one thing to sit in an office all day designing and drafting up construction details and another thing altogether to spend time on a job site seeing how things actually get built.