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Greenfield House project update

By | business, ego, projects, Small house, super insulated, traditional vs modern, working with a builder, working with an architect | One Comment

I spent part of Sunday painting at the Greenfield project with the builder Chad of Vermont Natural Homes. The all white primer that drywallers left us with was rather intense in the bright winter sun. The main bedroom upstairs which faces south was almost too bright to tolerate. It was…

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Keene Sentinel article about me!

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Last week I got a call from a reporter at the Keene Sentinel newspaper. Apparently I was on a list of interesting people to interview for their “Monadnoc Profiles” section. Keene Sentinel article It is a really good article. My mother will love it. Update: the link no longer works!

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a very productive architect.

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I just wrote up a list of past work and realized that one of my current projects is my 100th project.  One of my current projects is also my 110th poject as well.  Not counting consulting jobs of only a few hours.

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Official Recognition

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I have been very busy lately with lots of work so I have been remiss in my blog duties. Here is a very cool letter I got from Vermont senator Bernie Sanders in regards to the Providence competition

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Stone Library Project

By | ego, projects | 2 Comments

A picture of a recently completed project that I am rather proud of. The small double skylight against the wall over the fireplace may just have to become my signature move.  I’m doing it on the Perry road project as well.  It has a very amazing effect and acts as…

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I am a Purist

By | ego, mutterings, working with an architect | No Comments

I am a purist, architecturally speaking. When the subject of style comes up people usually have very firm ideas in their heads. For years it seemed that everyone building their house in Vermont wanted a “cape”…with big windows and lots of light and an open floor plan. Talk about contradicting…

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