Archives For My House

One major upside to being married to an architect is that most architects have created drawings of their own houses, even if they didn’t designed them. These are called “As-builts” and they are really handy to have.

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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.

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I’ve decided that some work needs to be done to my utility room … too bad I didn’t think it through first.

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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.

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It’s only been a week but there is a lot that has happened … including a hit to the contingency fund. Twice.

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A small but compacted renovation is underway at Life of an Architect World Headquarters

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As an architect, I prepare drawings every day – so why is preparing drawings on your own house so terrible? There are many possibilities …

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