One of those most common questions we get: Can I build a granny flat / guest house in the back of my property. We tackle that question here.
The local neighborhood council voted unanimously to support our Wilton Small Lot project.
Danny is featured on Episode 126 of the EntreArchitect Podcast. EntreArchitect is a website dedicated to helping small firm architects succeed in business.
The Curson Residence foundation starts to go in.
Starting back in December of 2015, I decided to take a serious look at Chief Architect as a new tool for our office. After the 30 day trial was over, I bought it for our office. Here's why.
Back in March of this year, I was contacted by an editor from the French publisher Hoebeke in Paris. It turns out they were putting together a new book about creative projects people were doing utilizing IKEA furniture and products.
Well, it's been a while since I posted about the metamorphosis taking place on our front lawn and I thought I'd finally give you guys an update so you can see how it turned out.
As you may know from reading past posts, my wife and I bought a first house, a fixer-upper, in Los Angeles and we slowly work on it when we have time and money to do so.
This past weekend, Pam and I spent two days, pulling weeds, removing sprinkler piping and fighting a Bird of Paradise to the death (the plant lost!). This is all in preparation for the drought tolerant landscaping that we're planning on doing.
It's important to understand what people mean when they say, "Price Per Square Foot." Here's a breakdown of the different varieties of that phrase.
Well, between our regular work we've managed to squeeze in some time to do a preliminary design of how we'd like to lay out the front yard. Here's a sketch of what we're thinking so far.
The City of Los Angeles has chosen our Preuss Four project, completed in conjunction with The 4Corners Group, as a case study for their updated Small Lot Subdivision Guidelines (link to pdf).
Well, its time to get rid of that area of weeds and dry dirt in front of our house we call the lawn. We bought this house last year with limited funds and so we can only work on improvements every now and then. In a few years, it will look amazing, we promise!
Read about how we used good ol DIY power to build our kitchen island.