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How Color is Tied to Architecture

Well hello. It's been a while since I've done anything with the blog here. Business has been very busy since 2011, and I've neglected this site....

 

English Arts and Crafts

This is the 1st post to the new blog home, which is now fully integrated into our recently revamped company web site. If you've come across this...

 

Building a Half-Timber Veneered Wall

Half Timbering in Modern Construction   About 2 weeks ago, I had someone post a question about how to construct a half timbering detail for modern...

 

Designing a “Kaleidoscope of Homes” Show House

Every once in a while, if you are lucky, you get to work an a project that takes your career to a new level. About a...

 

Identifying the “Tudor” House.

Tudor is a category that it seems a lot of homes fall into. But what really makes a Tudor house authentic, and where did the style...

 

Putting Advice to Paper

Well, the blog has been left alone for a while now. As I come back to it and look at what has been posted, I want...

 

Emerging Ideas in Floor Plans

My last few posts (from a few months ago- sorry!) focused mostly on the exterior trends and what was being done wrong and what could be...

 

Home Exterior Principles: Part 2

I want to spend some time in this posting looking specifically at DETAILS. One of the problems, I think, with a lot of home construction is...

 

Home Exterior Principles: Part 1

In my previous post, I gave some general rules of thumb about designing a home. In the next few posts, I will get more specific and...

 

The Purpose of “The Home Design Guide”

My intention with this blog was to be a compliment to the work I do in new home design, and to be a resource to those...

 
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