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.
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.
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.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, it doesn’t count if it doesn’t get built. Projects that for one reason or another got put in the drawer only to never see the light of day again. I call these “dead projects.”
So today is my birthday and I got myself a sweet new present … an otherwise nice way to end a odd weekend
Because more and more of our residential designs are about extending the inside into the yard, we want to design our fences to read more like walls. This allows us to create a visually pleasant and viably usable exterior area.
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.
All job sites get dirty – and it’s not always because there is trash lying around. Protecting the work along the way is always a good idea – even if it is a little boring.