A final meeting with our architect to solidify window placements, placement of the fireplace, and other tweaks to our custom home.
A discussion of working with our structural engineers and shopping for some countertop options
Making adjustments to our floorplan to optimize our use of space and the views from our site.
Setting up home depot dates while planning our custom home helped us start to zero in on the fixtures and surfaces we liked (and those we didn’t)
Working to negotiate a shed roof with an HOA whose regulations only allow for flat roofs in certain circumstances, along with some suggested reading.
Figuring out a floorplan for a custom home with a life-sized chalk drawing in a parking lot
Our first round of floorplan edits produced version two of our floorplan, which was closer to something that worked but still needed tweaks.
Taking a look at the first draft floorplan for our mountain home, considering the layout in light of our design goals, and suggesting some edits.
We received the first draft of our home’s design, which ticked a lot of our design goals in the first pass, but still left plenty of design work to do.
Our master list of design goals for our custom mountain home, from the mission-critical to the not very important but still nice to have.