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Garden Structures

Nothing reminds us that spring is coming more than digging out the potting soil, the rusted tools, and clay pots. For me it involves cleaning the refuse out of my vegetable garden from the previous year, opening up the deer fencing, and bringing on the roto-tiller. Like many things in life, the process is often more important than the final product. In the end, after planting watering and tending, dozens of vegetable plants and seeds over the course of the [...]

By |2010-06-03T13:57:07-04:00March 7th, 2009|Categories: Accessory Buildings, Gardens|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

More Than A Garage

Today’s garage, in some ways, is simply an update of the nineteenth century carriage house. Compared to today, those structures seemed more important and therefore more time was taken for planning both the look of the buildings and their relationship to the home. Often the carriage house was part of a barn or stable and occasionally included living quarters above. I consider the character and placement of a freestanding garage as important as locating the house on the property since [...]

By |2010-06-03T14:14:37-04:00March 4th, 2008|Categories: Accessory Buildings, Design|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Projects’ end

One of my least favorite parts of a project is it's end. During the process of designing and constructing the home, we have built special relationships with home owners, contractors and craftspeople which inevitably must change. Often those business relationships become friendships, but there is nothing like being part of that creation(ask any mother). We work together as a team for as much as several years speaking at least once a week and exchanging ideas even more and then the [...]

By |2010-06-03T14:21:45-04:00November 2nd, 2006|Categories: Accessory Buildings, Construction, New Homes, Renovations|Tags: |0 Comments
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