Category Archive: Remodels and additions

Welcoming and friendly

The welcoming, friendly front porch of L+G’s Craftsman On The Park has been featured in a post on the web site Impressive Interior Design: “front porch design ideas are still home owners’ favorite… Continue reading

Practical foyers and mud rooms

Gaining even 6″ in a tight foyer can make a big difference in how well it functions. Here are some examples of added, expanded, and new foyer and mud rooms.

Flatirons Running, happy first anniversary!

Flatirons Running and New Balance Run Hub’s first year included two Olympic medals (Coburn and Simpson). Professional photos below by James Carney. Snapshots by Juana Gomez. Click here to see more construction photos.… Continue reading

Modern as The Greenest Building

The Mid-century Modern addition and restoration continues this summer. We are investigating the possibility and relative merits of a thermal solar system and/or a photovoltaic array. This house was also featured recently in… Continue reading

Hard bid, the best price for your project?

How do you get the best price for your project? It might seem that a “hard bid” or “fixed cost” will give you the best deal, but this method comes with many caveats.… Continue reading

Warmth of wood-burning fireplaces

Fall and winter get us thinking about evenings curled up with a book or playing a game of Pictionary with the family. Pair these activities with the crackle of a fire. You won’t… Continue reading

Rawhide and Cosmos and Vista

Rawhide is the name of the 6 X 24 textured porcelain floor tile in this bathroom. Thank you to all those who visited the projects on the I Have A Dream house tour… Continue reading

Projects In Fall Colors

Projects by Lawrence and Gómez Architects continue through the fall at all phases of design and construction. Below, the long south-facing roof of the Meadow House will receive solar panels this week. The… Continue reading

Late Summer Courtyards

Take advantage of the space between buildings to locate a courtyard. In the late summer, shade and plantings mix with paved areas to provide spaces for entertainment or for quiet contemplation. An outdoor… Continue reading

Efficient Stair Plans

Photos and plans of smallest stairs that comply with building codes. The drawings show three options for stairs to climb 9′-0″. A) Spiral stair – compact and efficient plan saves space in small… Continue reading