Happy birthday to Sharon Ritchey. We were privileged to design a custom home in Walnut Cove near Asheville for Sharon and her spouse Julia. It was a sloping site down to a stream in the rear with a wonderful mountain … Continue reading
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New Contemporary Rain Porch Home in Florence, SC
A contemporary home we designed is coming out of the ground in Florence, SC. It is for two doctors and we have designed an updated “rain porch” home. This is a unique architectural style from the Pee Dee Region where the home is being built. For the porches on these homes the columns go from the ground to the roof and the porch is pulled back from these so the edges of the porch don’t get wet during a storm. Therefore the name “Rain Porch” home. The home is being built by Jody Lane and ReMark Studio is the landscape architects on the job.
Rear of home showing large rear porches and retention pond.
View of front from the street. Close up of the front “rain porch”
Happy 81st Birthday to architect Richard Meier
Today is Modernist architect Richard Meier’s 81st birthday. He uses porcelain white panels on the exterior or almost all of his buildings or uses white stone on others.
Here is some images of his Douglas house. Its dramatically situated in Harbor Springs Michigan on an isolated lot sloping down to Lake Michigan.
Today is the birthday of Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí
Happy 108th birthday to Charles Eames, Jr.
Charles and his wife and collaborator Ray Eames are considered one of the most important American designers of the 20th Century. The Eames chair (pictured here) is a classic design that is still popular and in production. He made modernism acceptable to non-elite Americans. His driving principal was a life made better through design and technology.