Blog - remodel

SHELTER IS MOVING!

Shelter • April 2, 2014

We’re especially excited about the outdoor space, a giant covered breezeway/warehouse that the owner plans to develop into an awesome public green space…

Bathroom remodels: Are you flushing money down the toilet?

Shelter • December 18, 2013

The first thing to understand about bathrooms is that there are some very specific minimum dimensions required by building codes. Shower sizes, the space in front and to the sides of sinks and toilets, and electrical outlet locations all have specifications that must be met.

Drawing is thinking

Shelter • December 3, 2013

Drawing is the language architects use to communicate – with one another, and ourselves.

How we measure a house.

Shelter • October 4, 2013

Homeowners often balk at a redesign because the project seems such a formidable prospect. Fortunately, the way we tackle a residential remodeling project follows a tried-and-true plan that makes the daunting doable.

Homes by Architects Tour 2013

Shelter • September 19, 2013

If you’re thinking about a project of your own, or just want to see some really cool designs, we’d love for you to stop by so we can show you around and answer your questions.

6 things to keep in mind before you start your remodel.

Shelter • September 5, 2013

Here is a list of things you should keep in mind as you begin the design process…

When should you hire an architect?

Shelter • August 30, 2013

When you’re starting a new building project, and considering hiring an architect, you might fall into a cycle of asking yourself, “Should I? Shouldn’t I?” Second guessing is easy to do when you’re facing an undertaking that promises to consume a lot of time and money. But here’s the secret formula for putting those uncertainties to rest…

Reality Check: part 2

Shelter • August 7, 2013

It’s a great option for when you don’t know where to start, but you might be wondering what exactly the process involves and how it’ll give you a better view of what’s possible.