Today is our client Kim-Marie Evans birthday. We wish her a wonderful birthday! We completed a Dutch cape style home in Cassique for her family. Kim-Marie was very engaged in the entire design process. Her active participation made the entire design … Continue reading →
Christopher Rose Architects wishes Nolan Sires a very Happy Birthday today. We have had the pleasure to work with Nolan on several projects. His firm Nolan Sires Construction does incredible work with an attention to detail. Nolan have a great day.
Below is an ocean view of a home we completed recently together on Eugenia Avenue on Kiawah Island, SC. Melanie Turner of Melanie Turner Interiors was the interior designer. Carol Jordan was our project manager from our firm.
Below is 35 Kiawah Island Club Drive another home we collaborated on. Beverly Bohan of Haute Design was the interior designer. Carol Jordan was our project manager from our firm. Our clients were so pleased with our team that we are now designing a new home for this family closer to the ocean on Kiawah.
We currently have an oceanfront home under construction at Kiawah. We are having to modify the front brick stairs to incorporate a bridge to span over the delicate roots of two large oak trees that flank the front entrance to … Continue reading →
The shingle style home we designed at 75 Eugenia is featured on the Kiawah Art & House Tour Poster. The Tour is next Friday, April 8th from 1 – 5 PM. The proceeds will benefit the youth of Johns and Wadmalaw Islands through visual and performing arts. This home was built by Nolan Sires, the interiors were done by Melanie Turner Interiors and Glen Gardner was the landscape architect. Great team to work with on this ocean front home.
This is the father of modernism Mies Van Der Rohe’s 130 birthday. Here is the Farnsworth home built in 1945 about an hour outside of Chicago in Plano, IL. It is a iconic piece of American residential architecture. He raised the house to catch views of the Fox River. Due the fact it is so close to the river it has been flooded a couple of times. Studies are underway to create an unobtrusive way to lift it when a flood occurs.
Front or River view of the house
Entry showing floating front porch
First view of the Farnsworth House approaching from the visitor’s center.
Ledoux explored visionary architecture based on simple geometry. Below is one of his famous series of buildings The Royal Saltworks of Arc-Et-Senans, this illustrates how over 250 years ago he created radical work based on marrying rationality and aestheticism. It has a radius of 185 meters which has five buildings comprising the arc and five others the diameter. Nine paths cross and converge on the director’s house in the middle.
A couple of weeks ago was the announcement of the new cottage we have designed in the Marsh Walk area of Ocean Park to the Kiawah Island Real Estate Agents. These will be released for sale in March. They are … Continue reading →
The Guest House is shaping up nicely at the Kendall Residence we designed oceanfront at 22 Flyway Drive. Moffly Construction is the contractor on this project and John Tarkany is the landscape architect. These Palladian windows by Henselstone frame the … Continue reading →