Articles and Resources

Featured in a Pro-Spotlight article on Houzz

“When designing rooms that flow together, it’s important to create different-feeling spaces through subtle changes in ceiling height, materials and views.” I'm excited about the being featured in a Pro-Spotlight article on Houzz. It captures my [read more]

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Book Review: The Life-Changing Art of Tidying Up

The Life-Changing Art of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo Marie Kondo’s book is now an international best seller and has inspired a backlash but it remains one of the [read more]

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The drop zone: tame the mess at your front door

People are drawn to modern houses because the clean, uncluttered look can be very calming. Achieving this does not mean putting the kids up for adoption, consigning your spouse to the garage or hiring a full [read more]

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Q: How do I select a contractor?

A: The best resource for finding a contractor is your architect. We have either worked with contractors that we can recommend or have architect colleagues that have worked with contractors they recommend. If you get three [read more]

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Q: How can I keep my project on budget?

A: The following are my Top 10 Cost Control Strategies Start with a reasonable budget. If you a trying to do too much with too little, either quality or your budget will be compromised. Identify what is [read more]

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This Mid-Century Modern House: The Ghost

This is the first in a series of articles about the remodel of my own home, a Mid-Century Modern in Seattle. As an architect I advise clients on how to stay sane during the construction process; [read more]

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