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