3 of Our Favorite Architectural Details (#1)

This is the first of a series of articles showcasing some of our favorite architectural details. No architectural project is successful unless the details are well thought out, proportional, and designed to last.  The details do make the project. We often use cupolas to bring in light and for ventilation.  Best of all, they add detail to a roof and make an historical connection to the barns built in the nineteenth century and before. A fireplace [...]

By |2012-05-23T16:44:26-04:00June 6th, 2011|Categories: Additions, Design, Fireplaces, Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

In Praise of Cupolas (Revisited)

Small structures on roof tops have a special place in my heart. It was to the belfry (a cupola with a bell) of a renovated 1865 school house that I took my wife Alicia on our first date. We talked about life, watched the sun set, drank a glass of wine and felt like we were on top of the world. Three children and 15 years later, I think that belfry must have played a part in my [...]

By |2012-05-23T15:26:45-04:00November 18th, 2008|Categories: Design, Miscellaneous|Tags: , , |4 Comments
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