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.
Planning out the initial design goals for our home, including incorporating ideas from the book A pattern language and the orientation of our site.
Closing on our real estate purchase in Summit County and getting an architectural contract together
Walking an undeveloped lot with our architect to determine if it’s the right one for us.
Moving past internet scouting for land and houses and walking properties and buildings.