Newburgh Renovation Turns Historic Rowhouse into Artists’ Haven

Posted on Nov 8, 2016
Newburgh Renovation Turns Historic Rowhouse into Artists’ Haven

Turning a long-neglected Federal Style two-family home into a modern, light-filled home was the final result of this intricate and hands-on historic renovation. A basement level apartment was cleaned out, dried out, and modernized, creating a home for a student or single professional while providing extra income to the homeowners. The upper floors were opened […]

109 1st in Newburgh Nearing Completion

Posted on Aug 6, 2016
109 1st in Newburgh Nearing Completion

Renovating an existing building is often quite challenging, and the project at 109 1st St. in Newburgh (currently listed for sale) was no exception. While we encountered some surprises during design and construction, the project is finally nearing completion. This project took a quaint, yet neglected Federal Style home and completely renovated both the main […]

Views of the Hudson Highlands from Newburgh

Posted on Jun 8, 2016
Views of the Hudson Highlands from Newburgh

This new project is a renovation of a 19th century brick building is presenting the opportunity for magnificently framed views of the Hudson Highlands from Newburgh. One can imagine a new, urban, Hudson River School blossoming again from these fertile shores and magnificently situated rooms. Exciting things are happening: The Newburgh Illuminated Festival aims to […]

Narragansett Pool House, Pool, and Landscape Nearing Completion

Posted on May 4, 2016

The modern, neoclassically inspired, collaboratively designed poolhouse, pool, deck, and pool landscape for residence in Narragansett, RI is nearing completion.

Newburgh Historical Structural Renovation

Posted on Jan 26, 2016
Newburgh Historical Structural Renovation

The historic renovation in Newburgh is progressing well, with structural reinforcements in place and the overall structure sound.

Garage Accessory Apartment Progress

Posted on Nov 10, 2015
Garage Accessory Apartment Progress

This garage accessory apartment (which replaced an existing, crumbling garage) was designed to fit seamlessly with the existing house. By simulating a gambrel roof with dormers on a conventional gable frame, the client/contractor saved considerable time and money while creating a project which seamlessly fits with the landscape.   See this previous post to see prious […]

A Celebration Of Ecological Systems In Architecture

Posted on Mar 2, 2015
A Celebration Of Ecological Systems In Architecture

[THIS ARTICLE WAS FIRST PUBLISHED IN 2006] WATER-BASED TECHNOLOGIES BEAUTIFY A NEW MEXICAN RESORT BY ETHAN TIMM EL MONTE SAGRADO RESORT IN TAOS, N.M., exemplifies a comprehensive ecological design solution for a high-desert development, combining traditional architectural techniques and hydrologically appropriate water systems. Water conservation has a long and beautiful history in the desert Southwest. In keeping with this tradition, water-based eco-technologies were employed […]

Accessory Dwelling Unit Progress

Posted on Feb 12, 2015
Accessory Dwelling Unit Progress

The Wakefield Accessory Dwelling Unit and Garage is well underway this winter, despite the snow. Underslab insulation in installed, slab with radiant floor is poured, structure for cantilever deck is built, and walls prepared for spray-foam insulation.   This will be a small accessory dwelling unit in the heart of Wakefield, RI… walking distance to town and adjascent to South […]