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Keuka Studios, Inc
Wood and Glass House
written down will allow you to stand back in the heat of the moment and evaluate if a new option will get you closer to your goals or farther away. In my experience about 60 to 70 percent of the choices that get made on the spur of the moment cost more than sticking to the original choice.” — Jeffrey
can help you understand the impact of what you want to achieve (and often help you find efficient ways to get there), but you are the expert on your life. Sometimes it pays to document how you do things around the house (cook dinner, entertain). This can help pinpoint areas that are frustrating. Those
Breakers Beach House
neighbor to the north. The surf obsessed clients wished to be able to see the “break” from their upper floor breakfast table perch, able to take a moment’s notice advantage of some killer waves. A tiny 4,500 s.f. lot and a desire to create a ground level courtyard for entertaining dictated the small
Depending on the time of day, the camera exposure, sun angles, computer monitors, etc., paint colors can look different as . . . well, night and day. Th best strategy is to buy half a dozen small cans of paint and experiment for a few days.
Peter Sampson Architecture Studio Inc.
inside-outside dialogue with its surroundings. The original home’s chimney was left as a playful conversation with the building’s own history, and its new life. Portions of the south structure and facade were maintained in order to capitalize on existing lot line conditions which are no longer permitted under
Salem Avenue Renovation
Unfortunately, I do not.... Shed dormer roof on the back to help provide the best headroom possible for the rooms on the back. I typically leave 1 - 2' on each eave to achieve the best architectural look from the sides and back of the house. Hope this helps....
Looks like GAF Timberline HD color Barkwood. Best guess!
dramatically change the look to go with a light gray roofing. Would not be my first choice of a roofing color. (just my opinion for what that is worth). Best wishes with your project!
One of the most dramatic before and afters often happens on the exterior of a home. I'm stuck trying to commit to a palette at the moment myself. When you get the exterior palette right, it makes your house completely shiny and new to you.
Port Ludlow House
Thanks so much for your email and your interest in my work. Unfortunately, we are just swamped with new work at the moment, so I will not be able to help you.
unfortunately very busy. I am going to keep your contact information and when I know more about the direction I will be taking I will again be in touch. Best Regards, Susan
aluminum fades, and asphalt shingles become brittle as their aggregate coatings wash away over time.Any surface can be painted and repainted, but the best defense against unwanted sun contact on a home's exterior wall surfaces is a roof overhang or any other shading device — an awning, a trellis or even
LDa Architecture & Interiors
Green Gambrel Exterior
We finally painted our house and went with Behr Witch Hazel. It appears very close to this on our south-facing house. (much closer in real life - this pic was taken on a foggy morning)
animal, Katz contends; they want a Disney dog.4 Questions to Ask YourselfI hadn't realized a Disney dog was exactly what I wanted, and up until that moment, I had thought if I worked hard enough, I could transform an animal into a cartoon fantasy. Facing reality was simultaneously a relief and a little
and attacked stack after stack of books, from training and behavioral guides to personal essays and memoirs, anything I could get my hands on about life with a dog. In my reading I came across something the writer Jon Katz said in one of his books: at the end of the day, a dog is an animal and even a
4 Lazy J Ranch
Just curious, with the use of galvanized tin roofing that's either reclaimed and rusted or purposely distressed to induce the look, is the life span and potential for leaks an issue?
life in a barn on a horse ranch
they have to have an alpaca farm at the camp to keep up with the times and compete with other camps. While I'm talking pop culture references, the moment that made me choke with laughter in Dude, Where's My Car? is when an ostrich approaches and Ashton Kutcher says, "Dude ... it's a llama!" Llamas were
wall which runs alongside the lap pool. It's made from Jarrah, a red-hued Australian hardwood. Flannel Flower: Thank you for your compliments. All the best with the design of your house. It's probably far too late, but don't hesitate to contact us if you're thinking of engaging an architect!
“From the moment they moved in eight years ago to today, the owners have loved Hill House. Its natural materials are slowly weathering over time and becoming ever more