In recent years, we have seen a veritable explosion in the simple/minimal house market. Looking to scale down their lifestyles, be it for financial, environmental, or myriad other reasons, Americans are trimming off the excess square footage. Minimalist homes offer exactly what one would need, and nothing else. Our lives are complicated enough as it […]
The Undeniable Advantages of an ADU or Casita in New Home Design and Construction Samuel Stewart You may have noticed in recent years the explosion in popularity of ADUs, or “Accessory Dwelling Units.” Portland in particular has been at the forefront in this surge, due to both the flexibility in regulations in comparison to other […]
How to Add A Touch of Elegance to Your Modern Farmhouse Peter Goldberg Living in the country doesn’t mean that your home can’t also be luxurious. Farmhouses are proving their staying power as homeowners want a home that is both charming with plenty of outdoor living spaces like porches and patios, as well as enough […]
Craftsman House Plans are Here to Stay. The American Craftsman (or simply Craftsman) home is by far one of the most popular styles of home in the United States. Developed out of the British Arts and Crafts movement, the American Craftsman style originated in the 1890s, and was a response to the ultra decorated and […]
Make Way for the Modern Farmhouse. If you feel like you’ve been hearing the words “modern farmhouse,” “rustic,” “heritage,” or “barnhouse” everywhere, know that it’s not just you. In the last year, there has been rapidly growing interest in rustic materials, reclaimed wood furnishings, and farmhouse inspired design. Retailers like Target have even started offering […]
Narrow House Plans for Narrow Lots As America’s small towns grow into big cities and its big cities become sprawling marvels, many people are trying to find ways to retain the character of their city while also allowing for the influx of new residents. Enter the narrow house. Not to be confused with the tiny […]
In a rare perfect conjunction of site, client, builder and designer and taste we present the Millman Custom Home Design. Our clients have been magnificent to work with and we have loved every minute of the collaboration. This is a true master home design for a lakefront lot with features galore. Magnificent French Country Design […]
Things are coming together with our Modern Farmhouse Design for Legacy Built Homes in the Street of Dreams 2018 It has been nothing short of a joyful experience to work with Phillip Pahlisch of Legacy Built Homes on the design for their entry in the 2018 Street of Dreams! We often do our best work […]
Westlake Reserve Modern Home Designs 5 in a row We were recently given a rare opportunity to design 5 custom homes for JT Roth Construction on a standalone street in beautiful Lake Oswego, Oregon. Each home is unique due to the different existing conditions on each lot, and the cities zoning requirements. We also wanted to […]
“Morisson” has a graceful Northwest Modern Hip roofline. Stained hardwood siding accents and entry columns complete the look, along with the modern partial glass garage door.
“Mandy” has a delightful butterfly gable roof, founded on a simple easy to build low pitched gable roof design. Stained hardwood siding accents and entry columns complete the look, along with the modern partial glass garage door.