Mid-Century Modern Addition and Renovation

This 1970’s mid-century modern house was transformed into a 21st century home that retained its original design and feel and added features that expanded both its footprint and its style. Vertical wood siding was stripped from the outside of the home, replaced with horizontal shiplap cement board siding, creating an updated look and enhanced by … Continued

Great Room Addition

An impressive addition to a home that overlooks Upper Straits Lake both complements and enhances the beautiful views. The spacious great room opens to the existing kitchen and provides both sitting and eating areas along with a reading nook. The combination of an elevated cedar ceiling and both skylights and clerestory windows reflect the homeowners’ desire … Continued

Birmingham Home Addition

Keeping with the style of this mansard style home, a two-story family room was added. It features oversized windows opening up to a renovated galley kitchen and new mother in-law suite. An interior balcony was added on the second level and opens onto the family room below. The oversized glass windows pour light into the … Continued

Huntington Woods Home #1

This 1950’s era low-ceiling ranch house was converted into a formal, yet cozy home. The whole house was renovated and a family room, powder room and mud room were added to adapt the old house for today’s life style. One oversized bathroom was divided to create two bathrooms for the children’s suites. Taking advantage of … Continued

Private Garage and Gym

A Birmingham resident and car aficionado desired a clean and sleek second garage and gym. This goal was achieved by combining unique aluminum cabinets generally used for NASCAR race trailers with SlatWall intended for retail fixture use along with a very unique flooring system. The bold lines of the garage contrast with the Zen atmosphere … Continued

Lake House #1

As soon as you step onto this waterfront property, you will see a magnificent home whose views combine the beauty of Lake Michigan with a touch of New England nostalgia. One outstanding architectural feature is the stone used both inside and out to unify the concept for updated rustic living. The stone, native to the … Continued

Lake House #2

This beach house on Lake Cavanaugh in Chelsea, Michigan, is a vacation home for a family and their frequent guests. To maximize the comfort and entertainment value a two-story family room and walk out level were added to the original house, featuring oversized windows that allow unobstructed views of the lake. The upstairs bedrooms open … Continued

Master Suite Addition

This renovation began to satisfy the needs of a growing family. In order to maximize the footprint of the existing home, the 1,300 square feet master suite was built above the garage. The bedroom and bath, while creating a “cottage feel”, provide a beautiful sanctuary. Featured in the suite are a sleeping area and a … Continued

Franklin House

Built on the site of an old farmhouse, and influenced by the family’s love of the French countryside, this home expresses modern interpretation of classic features. Designed to accommodate the needs of a large family, the living room and dining area are spacious with plenty of seating. The grand piano has its own nook that … Continued

Huntington Woods Home #2

The original masonry, details and materials of a traditional 1920’s home were seamlessly continued in a 2-story addition and a remarkable wine cellar, bar, home theater, and guest suite dug out from the existing basement. The 2,800 square feet addition features a luxurious home gym, office, mud room, and attached garage to accommodate a modern … Continued