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Bars are making a comeback. No longer are they relegated to the back corner of some room just off the main living areas – these are front and center and they speak more to lifestyle than a place where a someone sets up shop and starts making Old Fashions for the masses.

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Scale and Proportion

June 16, 2016 — 18 Comments

For any architect, scale and proportion are the two skills that are seemingly the most challenging to master. Get it right and nobody will notice. Get it wrong and prepare yourself to be run out of town.

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This is a new house that I have been working on of the past year – but haven’t paid it the sort of attention it deserves … but that ends today. Consider this your first date together … maybe you’ll get lucky by the end of this post.

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One of the very best things about being a residential architect is getting to pay special attention to the little things that can take an ordinary project to a spectacular one. Today, we are going to take a look at the front door to your home.

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Ever wanted to see what architectural drawings look like, this is the post for you. A look at the modern cabin project we just started – and a look at several sheets of architectural drawings.

Wow.

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I took it as a challenge to design and build the awards that will be presented to the finalists of this years Playhouse Design Competition. I am happy to say that the final product turned out better than I expected.

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“How to build a wood deck” is a question that I ask myself more times than you might think. Despite having designed more than I can remember, each one has something that makes it unique and awesome.

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