When most people think of ranch-style, single-level homes, a few things come to mind: the MidWest, and retirement communities. While both of these ideas are valid, and in fact true, there are other advantages to stair-free homes beyond avoiding tornadoes and the constant danger of hip replacements from falling.
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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I’m a design contest junkie. I definitely have a love-hate relationship with design contests and competitions, but I keep coming back for more. I always wonder what it is that makes some people love the thrill of the game, while others loathe their existence [...]Continue Reading →
Homes, much like all things, evolve over time. We remodel them, we change things we liked years before, and we sell them to new owners with new tastes that start the cycle all over again. Home styles also evolve. In recent years we’ve seen home size contract while floorplans themselves have opened up.
I was excited to receive notification that I passed my latest ARE: Construction Documents and Services. For those just joining in on the series, the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) consists of 7 exams and is required to obtain an architecture license. This series of posts [...]Continue Reading →
The south is known for beautiful homes that have stood the test of time and even to this day are highly sought after by potential home-buyers. While custom home builders can build you any type of home you want, there are still three popular styles of home that can be found from the inland areas [...]Continue Reading →
As I journey towards my goal of becoming a licensed architect, I want to share my experiences so that others on this journey can learn and be encouraged. As you may remember, my goal is to complete my six remaining exams in six months. Before the details [...]Continue Reading →