Sometimes it's easy to lose sight of the fact that these homes are handmade. So many hours. So many hands. It's important to stop and just marvel at the beauty and craft of construction itself.
Exploring Orcas Island. I'm always fascinated by expertise, obsession, and craft.
Our office took a field trip to see the Sea Ranch exhibit at the SFMOMA. This photo of a site model, made with sugar cubes and push pins, was a good reminder of how anything can everything can inspire architecture.
This one is between the studs, right on the inside face of plywood sheathing. It will eventually get covered up with insulation, but will remain as a beautiful time capsule of how our team figured out the details of a sleeping nook. At our Amarillo Avenue Residence, with Augie Peccei of Coast to Coast Development.
This one is sketched, passed around, nailed to a stud between two different kinds of insulation. This is art in itself. At our La Donna Avenue Residence, with Chris Brooks at CB Builders.
And this is just the driveway.