Inspiration #38

Inspiration #38
Oh my. After a month of crazy project schedules and traveling for board meetings, it’s time to get back to the inspiration in life! The winter has recently taken a turn for the worse after acting like we would have an early spring
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House or Home? It’s in the story.

House or Home? It’s in the story.
Welcome back, gang! Last month we covered Style and what it means or doesn't mean to architects across the nation. This month we're segueing (maybe) into "House or Home", a topic offered by Keith Palma. Note: This is the twenty-fourth post
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2017 AIA National Young Architect Award

2017 AIA National Young Architect Award
For almost the last three months, I've had to keep the hardest secret. In early December, I got an email saying I'd won the 2017 AIA National Young Architect Award and could only tell family, sponsors, and close friends. Hilariously, last
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The AREsketches Style

The AREsketches Style
Hello, 2017! The crew got busy towards the end of the year and suddenly it was February! We're going co-op on this, and this month's theme is from @BPaletz - style! Note: This is the twenty-third post in a group series called #ArchiTalks in
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Inspiration #37

Inspiration #37
I’ve been working on the plans for the exterior work to be done (hopefully) this summer on #ThisOldHouse and thought I’d change up the inspiration topic to show some of the thought processes, ideas, and how they’ve grown
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2017 goals for this young architect

2017 goals for this young architect
Better late than never to get your 2017 goals down, right? This year has gotten off to a blazing start and I've not given myself time to sit down and write my yearly goals post yet. (You'll find that "time" is a recurring theme in this
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Inspiration #36

Inspiration #36
We took a bit of a hiatus while I worked on the new website – ta da! But now it’s time to get back to what really matters – awesome architecture! This week we’re focusing on open shower and tub concepts. So
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2016 L² Blogging Recap

2016 L² Blogging Recap
I decided to wait until 2016 was fully over before I wrote my recap. Well, that and life has a way of getting hectic when you least expect it. So here we are, freshly into 2017. I thought I’d take a look back and do a 2016 blogging
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Inspiration #35

Inspiration #35
Back to the bathroom we go! This week we’re taking a look at open tub shower configurations. As I continue to ponder the future en suite layout at #ThisOldHouse, I’m constantly considering efficient yet modern ways to lay out
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Inspiration #34

Inspiration #34
This week’s inspiration stays in the kitchen. We’ve been looking at counter material details, so this week I thought we’d look at modern kitchens with open shelving systems and dark cabinets. Sometimes it’s nice to
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Inspiration #33

Inspiration #33
In the last inspiration blog, we looked at butcher block counters, so I thought this week we’d stay in the kitchen and look at the beauty of a well-crafted concrete countertop. Smooth to the touch, durable, and modern
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The 2016 Architect Holiday Gift Guide

The 2016 Architect Holiday Gift Guide
It’s December! You know what that means – time to start thinking about how to show your love to those special people in your life. If it happens to be in form of a gift or two for that crazy creative in your life, you’ve
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Inspiration #32

Inspiration #32
This week’s inspiration stays in the kitchen. After a look at clean, minimal kitchens and then at built-in cabinet layouts, let’s check the counter. The butcher block counter to be specific. I love me a good place to cut my
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Inspiration #31

Inspiration #31
This week’s inspiration stays in the kitchen. Last week we looked at minimal kitchens with bare walls or open shelves. Today, let’s look at built-in cabinets for the minimal feel with some storage space. This is the latest in a
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Inspiration #30

Inspiration #30
This week’s inspiration stays in the kitchen. After traveling the past two weeks, eating delicious croissants, and seeing how people in northern Spain live, I’m craving the minimal life and clean lines that come with it. So
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Inspiration #29

Inspiration #29
This week’s inspiration goes back to the kitchen in search of a different detail – the waterfall counter edge. It’s all the rage right now, so I thought I’d look and see if I could find details that might work with
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Inspiration #28

Inspiration #28
This week’s inspiration stays in the bathroom. More specifically the shower details – because while a soak tub looks gorgeous, the shower is where the day to day prep happens. This is the latest in a weekly post of residential
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