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Happy New Year!

By | January 10th, 2012|Architecture (General)|

2012 is shaping up to be an exciting year for us! We are starting this year with the greatest number of new home projects we've [...]

Bathroom Remodels: Two 1980’s bathrooms

By | May 1st, 2011|Building Construction, Building Materials, Design, Interiors|

While many of our projects are larger jobs like new single family homes, or second story additions, once in awhile we'll take on smaller jobs [...]

Nazim Nice Quoted in Seattle Times

By | March 20th, 2011|Architecture (General), Awards and Publications, Uncategorized|

Nazim Nice comments on residential garages in this Seattle Times article from March 20, 2011

When to start your project

By | January 11th, 2011|Architecture (General), News|

One of the questions I am asked most frequently is, "when should we get started on our project?"  Well, that will vary depending on which [...]

Happy Holidays!

By | December 23rd, 2010|Architecture (General)|

A friend sent this photo to me from an actual house in Orlando, Florida (no photoshop magic here!). I thought it was too funny not [...]

Self-adhesive Stainless Backsplash Tiles

By | November 2nd, 2010|Architecture (General), Building Materials|

I never thought I'd see the day where we use a tile that is literally peel-and-stick, but these Stainless tiles from Aspect save you from all [...]

The easiest way to repair a leaking roof plumbing vent

By | October 2nd, 2010|Architecture (General)|

Most people probably don't think about their roof much, that is, until it starts leaking. One of the most common causes of roof leaks is [...]

We are now an Authorized Retailer for Hunter Douglas Blinds

By | June 19th, 2010|Architecture (General)|

Effective June 1, 2010 Hunter Douglas, America's largest manufacturer of custom made window coverings, stopped selling their products through online retailers. So when a client [...]

Cooper at Work

By | May 8th, 2010|Architecture (General), Awards and Publications|

I was recently talking to a client of mine and she mentioned that my dog, Cooper, is on Angie's List.  I had submitted a photo [...]

Living Montessori Academy

By | May 5th, 2010|Architecture (General)|

We've been working hard on our largest commercial project yet: a 24,323 SF tenant improvement project in Bellevue, Washington for a new Montessori school.  We're [...]