This is my own home — a very old worker’s bungalow in historic Takoma Park. The first floor is devoted exclusively to my sculpture studio. A ground floor addition and basement remodel resulted in light-filled garden living. Exposed steel beams and columns marry beautifully […]
Tag: Indoor/Outdoor Connection
This outdoor room is at once dramatic and intimate – providing privacy from a very close neighbor, inviting indoor-outdoor living, and the sounds and fragrance of the modern garden.
The typical small house built in the 1930’s — with small, cut-off rooms — creates the opportunity for a different type of “great room”. Instead of a single (too often sterile space), we create a “great room” composed of interconnected spaces that blur the lines between kitchen, living, dining and study. This type of opening-up with the existing footprint creates the ability to be together while still engaging in separate activities. It’s an inviting, nurturing type of family life.
My client lives in what started out as a small 1940’s colonial in Silver Spring, MD. Like all modest houses of it’s era it had small rooms separated from each other including a small galley kitchen and no foyer — the front door led right […]
Read About the Transition of This Kitchen in a 1950’s Brick Rambler
Read about the conversion of this post-WWII brick rambler into a Salon for creative people to meet. All Remodeling was done within the existing footprint including a new kitchen, hall bath, and master suite.
Selecting Exterior Colors for a 1920’s Bungalow in a Neighborhood that welcomes the quirky and unusual.
A good front porch is an extension of your home where you can visit with neighbors, entertain or just watch the world go by.
Folks often stop and remark on my garden. It’s fairly young – going on 3 years – with lots and lots left to do. But by thinking through the 4 rules, below, the garden feels much more mature than its years.