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 a sundial as well.
My projects were featured on Houzz a few time recently – links here. Arquitectura: Técnicas del pasado que nos hacen más sostenibles hoy Oh, wie schön ist ein Gartenhaus: 9 Refugien im Grünen The post Houzz – recent articles with my projects appeared first on Vermont Architect - Robert Swinburne.
Here are some decent shots of the Greenfield House project which is nearly complete and not a full-on Passive house but did meet the Mass Tier 3 rating requirements. There will be minor things to do over the next year. I will continue to photograph this house over time to... The post Greenfield House Complete […]
I have a lot of photos from the Greenfield project. I am spending a fair amount of time on site working out details with the builder. I strongly feel that this is the way it should be. Things never translate perfectly from paper to built form no matter how much... The post Greenfield project update […]
THE NEXT YEAR AT BLUETIME – GENERAL THOUGHTS AND GOALS 1. Architecture – My hope is to take on few but interesting and financially rewarding projects. a. I need to look at contracts and communications. Emphasis needs to be placed on clarifying the process and expectations at the beginning of... The post The new year’s […]
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... The post Greenfield House project […]
I’m trying out something new: a smaller scale simplified plan with all major reference information on the front cover so the contractor has one place to find all sections, details and locate windows and doors. The floor plan gets broken into three 1/2″ scale sheets later in the set. I... The post New and Improved […]
My use of eastern hemlock as a siding material has been generating interest. Hemlock is a common wood in Vermont but doesn’t get used a lot except in barns and outbuildings and sometimes for timber frames. My summer job during high school involved working in a small sawmill. We sometimes... The post Hemlock – Open […]
Today’s post is about windows. Specifically installing high end windows. Most American architects and builders don’t have to read this or worry about this. Nothing to see here… move along. For those of us working on a higher level, however, windows and window installation are hot topics. I have to... The post High Performance Window […]
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