Stucco Buildings under Construction

One thing I’ve noticed about some buildings lately is that I like the  way they look better before they are done.  The framing is frequently more interesting than…

Architecture

Rest Areas

Have you ever noticed that the structures at some rest areas are really cool?  I have.  It must be the lack of context combined with minimal function.  These…

Structural Detail

Removing Load-Bearing Walls

My friends Scott and Kelly are remodeling their kitchen and would like to open it up to the living area.  They were content to simply cut some “windows”…

Materials in Unusual Ways

I like to use construction materials in unconventional ways.  After all, just because a certain material was developed for a certain purpose does not mean it should not…