Construction of the Hawk Ridge Home in Paradise Valley is well underway! This home is designed to be sustainable and energy-efficient with “Sun Smart Radiant Heating” (combined passive solar and radiant hydronic heating), passive cooling, a well-insulated and tightly sealed building
Thank you to the Quinn Creek homeowners for sharing these photos of their newly built south side decks! Winter came before the decks could be completed last year. They will be a beautiful place to hang out and do yoga.
The construction of the Crimson Bluffs Home in Townsend is nearing completion! The finish details are being worked on now: finish carpentry, plumbing and lighting fixtures, deck railing, polycarbonate awning, and custom built cabinets. The interior of the home looks
We spent a few days at the Crimson Bluffs home recently. Things are moving along. Often at this point in home construction, contractors can get frustrated because of subcontractor overlaps and time schedules not matching up. Its a very busy
Here are a few photos from our Crimson Bluffs site visit on April 17th. It was a beautiful spring day along the Missouri River in Townsend, Montana. The mountain bluebirds and sand hill cranes were out and the desert wildflowers were
Our Crimson Bluffs Home is well underway and we wanted to share its progress. Some of the challenges we face with siting a new home is how to get the elevations correct so that it sits in the site correctly.
One of the greatest challenges in designing and building new homes is: How do "we" as designers come up with a design that is recognized by all that work on it throughout the project as worth putting their thought and
Here are some photos of the Quinn Creek Home from August 31st. The general contractor and framing crew are doing a great job and the project is progressing quickly. For regular updates on this project, be sure to "Like" the
The excavator broke ground this fall 2014 on the new home that we're designing on Quinn Creek Road, just east of Bozeman, Montana (please see a write-up and renderings of this design here). As you can see, this home will
DIY home improvement, construction, remodeling ideas and thoughts When I was in architecture school back in the early 2000's, I found myself falling into the trap of 'glory design' or 'reinventing the wheel.' While working on my thesis, I discovered that