25 Jan 2016

Homework – Substantial Completion

Dwelling on #DesignersBuilding - A DIY Blog Series This blog series is an account of what happens when an architect, me, pushes past design and single handedly tackles some renovation; from design through demolition and to construction. I look forward to sharing with you my discoveries, the challenges, and the solutions. Please share your stories of renovation and remodeling in the comments, DIY or not.   It has been a while since the last Homework

4 Jan 2016

Laterals – The Master Builder

Dwelling on... Starting 2016 with Big Time Small Firm and a theme architects can rally around.   Image is time traveler by beyzayildirim77 via deviant art Happy New Year! Best in 2106 to you and yours.   Disclaimer I aim to post content that is mostly client consumable, while being in one of many categories. If you are reading MODwelling, then you are interested in architecture, me personally, my company, or perhaps just arbitrary web traffic.

14 Dec 2015

Homework – Home Stretch Preview

Dwelling on... a preview of the final steps and days of this homework project. And some other stuff. We have had the great time lately with my brother-in-law, Ed,  visiting. Routines are nice and comfortable, but when they get challenged by life's curve balls, or in-home-guests for a long stay, life get's interesting.  It gives the opportunity to rediscover local favorites, adjust habits, appreciate new conversations, and value time together.  Below is a picture from (another)

23 Nov 2015

Homework – Professional Builders

Dwelling on #DesignersBuilding - A DIY Blog Series This blog series is an account of what happens when an architect, me, pushes past design and single handedly tackles some renovation; from design through demolition and to construction. I look forward to sharing with you my discoveries, the challenges, and the solutions. Please share your stories of renovation and remodeling in the comments, DIY or not.   High Work We have had more weather delays since

8 Oct 2015

Homework – Rain Delay Rails

Dwelling on #DesignersBuilding - A DIY Blog Series This blog series is an account of what happens when an architect, me, pushes past design and single handedly tackles some renovation; from design through demolition and to construction. I look forward to sharing with you my discoveries, the challenges, and the solutions. Please share your stories of renovation and remodeling in the comments, DIY or not. Rain Delay If you have caught on to my every-other-week-post-schedule,

21 Sep 2015

Homework – Sealant, Stain, and Rails Up

Dwelling on #DesignersBuilding - A DIY Blog Series This blog series is an account of what happens when an architect, me, pushes past design and single handedly tackles some renovation; from design through demolition and to construction. I look forward to sharing with you my discoveries, the challenges, and the solutions. Please share your stories of renovation and remodeling in the comments, DIY or not. END Game The weather is starting to allow a little

24 Aug 2015

Homework – Framing Finished

Dwelling on #DesignersBuilding - A DIY Blog Series This blog series is an account of what happens when an architect, me, pushes past design and single handedly tackles some renovation; from design through demolition and to construction. I look forward to sharing with you my discoveries, the challenges, and the solutions. Please share your stories of renovation and remodeling in the comments, DIY or not. Looking Back To review the screened in porch series to

9 Aug 2015

Homework – Demo to Framing

Dwelling on #DesignersBuilding – A DIY Blog Series This blog series is an account of what happens when an architect, me, pushes past design and single-handedly tackles renovation from design through demolition and to construction. I look forward to sharing with you my discoveries, the challenges, and the solutions. Please share your stories of renovation and remodeling in the comments, DIY or not. 'Other Stuff' Discovered During Demolition Review Last time, in the premiere Homework post, I highlighted demolition

23 Jun 2015

Homework – Demolition

Dwelling on #DesignersBuilding - A DIY Blog Series This blog series is an account of what happens when an architect, me, pushes past design and single-handedly tackles renovation from design through demolition and to construction. I look forward to sharing with you my discoveries, the challenges, and the solutions. Please share your stories of renovation and remodeling in the comments, DIY or not. Sunroom - Before  Beginning A highlighting feature of our house was the enclosed sunroom which overlooked