Lofty Ideals: Church Redesign

From the Netherlands, Leigh, Kappelhof, Seckel, van den Dobbelsteen Architects (or http://www.lksvdd.nl for short) have renovated a little 1928 church in Haarlo with a whimsical and clean approach that is quintessentially Dutch. Gutting the structure, they have placed a tub on the mezzanine, a staircase using the original flooring and a host of other charmingContinue reading “Lofty Ideals: Church Redesign”

Cozy Retreat: Maine Coast

Although I am an advocate for starkly modern, never-done-before architecture, I still have a soft spot for the comfort and cosiness of stone houses as a place to get away from the world. Here is a sample of such dream house of Bob and Kate Horgan of Maine. The commissioned the Knickerbocker Group who didContinue reading “Cozy Retreat: Maine Coast”