Sunshine Canyon Project Update

The Sunshine Canyon project aims to take advantage of the lighting and stunning mountain views the property has to offer with a multitude of windows and an open floor plan. With the insulation installation and drywall stage complete, the homeowners are now getting excited to finish up the final steps of the build process and […]

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TREND WATCH: Gray: The New Neutral for Home Design

Gray provides the perfect backdrop for a space – a neutral palette, an ideal venue for pops of color from furniture and accessories. This trend started in 2010 with Pantone adding Oyster Gray to its fall color report. Since then various hues have taken center stage in design, proving gray’s staying power. Gray provides a rich backdrop […]

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Downsizing: The New Way to Live Large

One lasting trend to emerge from the economic downturn is intentional downsizing. Gone away is the McMansion concept as architects and designers are taking efficient use of space to a whole new level. Formal dining rooms, dens and home offices are becoming relics of the past. Instead, open living plans are blurring the boundaries between […]

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Enjoy the View: Windows that Bring the Outdoors in

Living in such a beautiful and temperate locale, it makes sense to maximize our outdoor exposure. Bring the gorgeous views into your home with windows that soar floor to ceiling. Bathe your home in fresh, mountain air by replacing standard windows and doors with accordion-style units that open wide allowing you to meld indoors and […]

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Sunshine Canyon Project Update

This home in Sunshine Canyon is seated to capture the amazing mountain views. However, the lackluster interior design and dated finishes left the homeowners wanting an updated look. To offer even better views and allow more light into the space, the roofline and ceiling were pushed up and now accommodate additional windows.       […]

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Can an Architect Make you Neater, Less Stressed and a Better Cook?

It’s quite possible that involving an architect in your home building or remodeling project could indeed help you achieve goals like these. That’s because architectural design is all about creating spaces that support you rather than working against you. In terms of your kitchen, for example, everything from a poor layout to counters that are […]

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For Non-Traditional Families, Architects Design In More Livability

One of the things that residential architects do well is to design homes that are right for the specific families that will live in those homes. Increasingly, however, those families aren’t so traditional any more. Did you know that families of Mom, Dad and two kids for which most homes were – and continue to […]

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Can Architects Remodel Lives?

I just saw an article in The Washington Post that highlighted the work that architect Michael Graves has done for the US Army: He has designed homes to give injured and disabled soldiers a chance to live with dignity and independence. What I think shines about these new homes is the way the architect (himself […]

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Why We Love Architects

In the remodeling industry, sometimes architects and design build firms just don’t get along. But we love working with architects, and here’s why. Working with an architect who knows how plans actually get built is the best of all worlds. It can be in-house architects or outside architects – they just need to work with […]

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For a Great Basement Remodel, You Need an Experienced Basement Remodeler

Are you ready to tackle an outdated or unfinished basement? You won’t need just a good remodeler, you will need an experienced basement remodeler. Here’s how to find a pro with the design and construction experience to solve dampness, lack of light, low ceilings and other basement challenges to create fresh, healthy, family-friendly living space. […]

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