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Waterford Drive

I've driven by this home dozens of times - it's just a few blocks from my office - and I've always been intrigued by it's unique style, by the driveway bridge over the ravine, and by the-one-of-a-kind property it sits on. So when the owner called...

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Crossgate Court

The existing sunroom attached to the rear of this suburban home wasn't getting the job done for this busy family.  The windows needed to be replaced; it was a step down from the other living areas; it was closed off from the rest of the...

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West Beechwold Road

This beautiful 1940 Colonial Revival home in Columbus' Old Beechwold neighborhood was loaded with charm and character in just about every room. This historic house kitchen remodeling turned out great. Like most homes built in the first half of the 20th century, the kitchen in this...

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farmhouse remodel

Clouse Lane

On the outskirts of a rural Ohio college town, a growing family (Mom, Dad, kids, dog, chickens, and Alpacas) took on this farmhouse remodel, turning a run-down property into a warm, inviting family home. The farmhouse remodel project has moved along in several phases; the interiors...

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craftsman ranch remodel

Donna Drive

On a street of similar homes, this Craftsman ranch remodeling stands out - just enough. We "updated" the exterior character with subtle Craftsman details - a style 50 years older than the house. An expansion of the front room gave us the opportunity to add a...

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deck design built in seating

Glenfinnan Court

The location of this 1970s-era ranch home - on the tournament course at the Muirfield Village Golf Club - was a hole-in-one, but the dilapidated deck wasn't up to par (ok, no more bad golf cliches - I'm talking about a two level custom deck). As...

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Remodeling and Room Addition Architect

West Beechwold Road

Columbus, Ohio's center city is surrounded by well-known historic neighborhoods - German Village, Victorian Village, Olde Towne East. But less than 10 miles north of downtown is the lesser-known but just as charming historic neighborhood of Olde Beechwold, where this completely-renovated 1932 Colonial Revival home sits....

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farmhouse remodel addition kitchen

Farmhouse Makeover

This farmhouse remodeling and addition is a project I've been looking forward to sharing since the day construction began. A family with a modest farmhouse in eastern Ohio wanted a new home with open spaces and room for visiting family and guests - and decided...

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contemporary family room remodel

Highland Court

The challenge of this contemporary home remodeling project was to turn this tired, dated, contemporary house into an upscale, modern family home that was true to the original style. Our solution began with moving rooms around inside the house - the kitchen became the laundry room, and...

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georgian colonial room addition

Dunsinane Drive

A very special home on the Muirfield Village Golf Club course is the setting for this unique Georgian Colonial room addition.  It's a private, contemplative space, connected to the owner's office, designed to provide for a few moments of quiet in this busy executive's otherwise hectic day. The...

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