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Paul Cha Architect
Union Square Loft
Quite straight forward, with clever design/detailing & careful coordination among stone mason/cabinet maker/plumber.....God is in details;-)
parts of the drawings, critical elements of the details can be overlooked. A designer knows how to stay on top of this.On a recent project a client who was supervising his own construction project found the contractors hadn’t correctly followed the detail drawings. They had inadvertently switched the location
more interesting details. First are the two skylights, one over the kitchen island and one raking the white-oak cabinets beyond. These long apertures bring additional light into the large and long space while also directing one’s gaze to the window and view beyond. The second detail is the island itself
more interesting details. First are the two skylights, one over the kitchen island and one spanning the white-oak cupboards beyond. These long windows bring additional light into the large and long space while also directing one’s gaze to the window and view beyond. The second detail is the island itself
josh wynne construction
Power Haus Kitchen
High-quality construction details: Why does my LEED home design need to be so detailed and specific?A truly sustainable home requires durability and attention to construction details. We want this house to have a long, healthy life, so the details are extremely important. For example, it's not just the
Balance Associates Architects
Monochromatic trim and wall treatments unify small spaces and can be useful where fussy detailing either just isn’t warranted (as in a camp) or is too costly.
“But to me, the more integrated even a small detail such as trim is with an idea about a place or structure, the more it can support the overall logic of a building.” — Eric ReinholdtThis is true of the smallest of details. Reinholdt has compiled a set of thoughtful ways to make sure
Monochromatic trim and wall treatments unify small spaces and can be useful where fussy detailing either just isn’t warranted (as in a camp) or is too costly. I really appreciate the set of rules the architects put in place here. By rendering the windows, walls and ceiling in wood, they’ve removed the
The Wave House
Thank you for your detailed responses
Thank you for your detailed responses to the questions asked of you. This is a fabulous home you have created, thank you!
tremendously well-detailed home. Nothing about this project, from top to bottom, is poorly considered. Multiple materials come together with a symphonic result — this is not easy to do. A considerable amount of work and thought goes into a project to make it simple and clean.My favorite detail in this project
line that emphasizes the floating nature of the roof. Had the recess been too small or too large, or had the fascia been too thick or too thin, this detail would have failed.
Final details. For some reason the final details on a project often take a lot longer that you might think. The reasons are that they often require very precise work that takes time
remaining funds motivate them to finish. It is not unheard of for a designer to return a contractor’s application for payment and insist that certain details are done first before the requested amount is paid out.What to Look for in a Contractor’s Contract
possible, as ABS is recyclable and chlorine free. Metal edge: Go retro with this detail that harks back to the 1950s; a metal edge is fastened to the edge of the counter. Neatniks might think twice about this crumb-catching detail.Exposed plywood: As shown in this photo, some modern designs showcase the
Special considerations: Because laminates are so thin, edge details require forethought to avoid that telltale brown line at the counter's edge. Options include:Profiled edge: Laminates have advanced to now have beveled, ogee and bullnose edge profiles, which vary by manufacturer. Edge band: These
Bouldin Creek Courtyard House
Mother of all reveal details. Treads and risers seem to disappear into the walls.
reveal detail at closed stair - may be difficult to clean
actually the result of a lot of careful construction work. Creating the reveals at the wall intersection of the treads and risers is a time-consuming detail, but the effect is that the stair appears to hover in space. An understated and utilitarian look, simple white and wood can be used sparingly when
And then there's the mother of all reveal details. This is the reveal that's created between the treads and risers of a stair that gives the illusion that the stair disappears behind the walls. As with other reveals, this requires an extra layer of drywall and some precise craftsmanship.