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A Kitchen for an Antique by Patricia Poore – Early Homes, Spring-Summer 2015

photographs by Paul Rocheleau An Eccentric Plan Resulted in a Workable and Beautiful Space. OVER THE PAST 27 YEARS, Janet and Jim Laverdiere have, with the help of restoration experts, restored nine homes of their own while raising a family. Jim was running his manufacturing business (Kleenline Corp.), but there was always [...]

By |2018-07-13T18:37:29+00:00July 13th, 2018|Media, Residential, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Kitchen for an Antique by Patricia Poore – Early Homes, Spring-Summer 2015

For the Long View by Patricia Poore – Early Homes, Fall–Winter 2014

photographs by Paul Rocheleau This new house was planned around a collection of rugs and furniture passed down for five generations. Believe it or not, this one is actually a “new old house” in the hills of western Massachusetts. Chip, the owner, developed plans for the Georgian-style dwelling with McKie Wing Roth [...]

By |2018-07-13T18:20:06+00:00July 13th, 2018|Media, Residential|Comments Off on For the Long View by Patricia Poore – Early Homes, Fall–Winter 2014

Back Flip by Wendy Goodman – The New Luxury House & Garden, Sept 2007

photographed by Jason Schmidt Harris made a virtue of the blind walls surrounding the outdoor space by creating an open garden room with the sky as its ceiling. Understated modern interiors give way to a striking view of the outdoor room, where an Imperial Danby marble patio sets off the artificial lawn. Two [...]

By |2018-07-13T18:22:03+00:00July 13th, 2018|Media, Residential|Comments Off on Back Flip by Wendy Goodman – The New Luxury House & Garden, Sept 2007

Renovation ’03 by Fred A. Bernstein – Metropolitan Home, September/October 2003

Produced by Donna Paul. Photographs by Maura McEvoy. Written by Fred A. Bernstein. Retailers may try to convince you that autumn is back-to-school season, but dedicated home lovers know that falling leaves signal a primal urge to refeather the closest available nest. Face it, redecoration is in the air—either heavy (a whole-house transformation) [...]

By |2018-07-12T14:07:54+00:00July 12th, 2018|Media, Residential|Comments Off on Renovation ’03 by Fred A. Bernstein – Metropolitan Home, September/October 2003

Best of Both Worlds – House Beautiful’s Home Building, Spring/Summer 2002

Large uncurtained windows let in natural light from all sides, giving the traditional house a contemporary, transparent feeling. Vintage architectural details and traditional design combine with modern comfort in a Martha's Vineyard house Travelers to this part of Martha's Vineyward might easily think they have stumbled across one of the island's elegant [...]

By |2018-07-12T13:54:23+00:00July 5th, 2018|Media, Residential|Comments Off on Best of Both Worlds – House Beautiful’s Home Building, Spring/Summer 2002

New Victorian by Jill Connors – House Beautiful’s Home Building, Spring 2003

The new house's Queen Anne-style features include a steeply pitched slate roof, a mix of brick, clapboard, and shingle siding, and a (right) rounded tower. Custom woodwork and a plan true to Queen Anne style give a brand-new house the old-fashioned character its homeowners cherish. When it comes to building a house, there's only [...]

By |2018-07-05T14:29:54+00:00July 5th, 2018|Media, Residential|Comments Off on New Victorian by Jill Connors – House Beautiful’s Home Building, Spring 2003

Yale’s Skinner-Trowbridge House by Gladys Montgomery Jones – Early American Life, February 2002

Estimate the number of historic buildings demolished each year because American communities can't figure out how to use them, and you would—conservatively—reach a number in the hundreds. Internationally, the number is much greater. "Unlike a picture or a statue, a building must continue to justify itself on more than artistic grounds," wrote Constance Greiff [...]

By |2018-04-20T16:01:28+00:00April 20th, 2018|Media, Commercial, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Yale’s Skinner-Trowbridge House by Gladys Montgomery Jones – Early American Life, February 2002

A Tale of Two Doors by Gordon Bock – Old-House Journal, January-February 2000

Photographs by John Crispin Making Period Doors From Plank to Paint When Richard Pieper began restoring his vernacular farmhouse, he knew he would be re-creating parts lost over two centuries of architectural changes. Erected in a rural valley east of Albany, New York, around 1790, the house was slowly losing key structural members in [...]

By |2018-04-18T21:30:57+00:00April 18th, 2018|Media, Residential, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Tale of Two Doors by Gordon Bock – Old-House Journal, January-February 2000

A Twentieth-Century Saltbox by Jeanmarie Andrews – Early American Homes, August 1997

Always intrigued by eighteenth-century architecture, Mark Harbold designed a New England saltbox house as a mechanical drafting project when he was a senior in high school. Twenty-two years later he and his wife, Lorraine, built it. It looks like a Connecticut original, down to the weathered brown paint and faded red door and window [...]

By |2017-12-01T17:27:03+00:00December 1st, 2017|Media, Residential, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Twentieth-Century Saltbox by Jeanmarie Andrews – Early American Homes, August 1997

Eyes on the Yard by Derek H. Trelstad – Building Renovation, Summer 1994

Completed in early January 1993, Weld Hall looks now as it did when it was originally built in 1870. Brick and sandstone were cleaned and fire escapes were removed, replaced by fire code compliant interior stairs. The new wood sash installed as part of a comprehensive dormitory improvement program at Harvard University feature [...]

By |2018-07-12T14:57:45+00:00November 29th, 2017|Media, Commercial, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Eyes on the Yard by Derek H. Trelstad – Building Renovation, Summer 1994