“150 Best All New House Ideas” was published on August 23rd, 2022. Check it out!
Thanks, Francesc Zamora Mola for your collaboration on a nice layout!
We are so happy how Grandview is turning-out (nestled in the trees).
The pre-existing tree canopy and lakeside location is such an idyllic setting.
So much work goes into dreaming and creating a work of architecture. Working with our clients to come-up with the design concept, then the key details may only get you 25% there.
You have to have really great communication between Owner, Architect, and Construction Team from beginning-to-end to get you to the finish-line. We are almost to a-hundred!
These are crazier times. At this point, we have now been confined to our homes for a couple of weeks. Most certainly, “Social distancing” is a term we are now very familiar with (and likely tired of hearing).
Also, we have learned a lot about what is “essential” and “not essential”. As we may or may not be developing some degree of cabin fever, we can probably agree that the environments that we have created for ourselves help contribute to our degree of well-being.
Is your environment functioning ideally – or are there things you would change? What is most important during a time of crisis? Is your home supporting the daily, intensified needs of your family and loved-ones?
Thanks to our clients and team members for their flexibility. We’re thankful we are able to continue forward as an essential activity utilizing safe means and methods in our daily work.
Everyone, please stay safe out there!
And finally, thanks, Lance and Laura for brightening our Friday with the card and update from Michigan! 🙂
Now that our excellent clients have moved-in to the Bridge House, they brought along their curious friend who stands watch!
Next it’s time to work-out the little kinks, including furnishings. As art enthusiasts and collectors, Lance and Laura have made it a priority to furnish both interior and exterior with art – starting with this friendly fellow.
He seems friendly yet curious, exuding just enough authority to help keep the peace.
Also, interior finish selections are in-process and coming together nicely.
Soon to follow on exterior are exterior cladding, front porch structure, carriage house, lanai, upper bridge, outside grill station, and in-ground pool!
Exterior wood siding installation is underway at Bridge House in Douglas, Michigan.
Here on the elevated porch we can see how the west fin-wall and soffits are coming together. Soon thereafter, we’ll be installing the industrial metal panels in extra dark bronze and black. Now that rough-ins and drywall are wrapping-up, we’ll be sharing the fun stuff (exterior + interior details + finishes)!
We are working through the finer details now, including final interior fixtures, finishes, and bridge details. Stay tuned for more updates!
We are happy to report that framers have completed most rough-framing at Bridge House.
February weather was “brutal”. Now that windows are installed and with even colder weather coming, it’s time to focus on inside work. Indeed, the upcoming week’s forecast says highs in the low-teens. Let the craft rough-ins commence!
See the latest project progress photos in the project page here!
Construction on Bridge House in Douglas, Michigan has commenced!
In fact, concrete piers are now well underway. Please check out the project page for progress photos.
HAUS’ comprehensive design process has clearly communicated design options and solutions for client review and approval.
For that reason, client and construction team have less unknowns to worry about during the construction phase.
HAUS featured in HOME-Indianapolis Monthly “Room with a View“.
[ON THE COVER] A Zionsville home inspired by nature and travel. Glass walls and oversized windows offer stunning vistas at this Zionsville home.
For spacious skies: the highlight of this thoroughly modern home, inspired by cross-country travel and a love of nature, is everything surrounding it.
Check out the article by Lori D. Roberts.
We are excited about Lake Michigan Cottage currently in preliminary design. This is one of a series of residential wooded + lakeside retreats from southern Indiana to western Michigan that we have underway in design or construction. This particular bridge-like concept touches the sloping site very lightly and capitalizes on the best views to Lake Michigan. We are really enjoying the rigor/design exploration comparing how nature, program, and personality sculpts each project in a unique way. We’ll be providing project stories in the near future, so please check back for updates!
We are happy to report that Copperwood – New Modern House 1 has weathered its first year of occupancy. Our clients for this brand-new design/build project have lived in the home since October 2016 and we are looking forward to being featured on the AIA Indianapolis Home Tour in late September 2017. It’s always great to see old friends and meet new ones at the show, so we hope you’ll stop by for a visit! Check out the project page for the story.
New Modern Entry Bridge is progressing at Copperwood right on schedule. Bridge spans the front clerestory bay lower level walkout which provides an abundance of natural light to the lower level. Check out the project page for the latest comprehensive updates. We are really looking forward to finishing the final details around mid-September 2016 on this New Modern Home in Zionsville.
Copperwood Ground Breaking – construction is underway in Zionsville on this Dwell-inspired site-specific home. Unique features include Airstream porte-cochere + Airstream acting as Home Office and Guest Suite and table tennis arena in the lower level.
The design is a balance of energy-efficiency and client goals/budget expectations for this particular location and this particular site. You cannot see this project from any public street, as it is buried on a heavily-wooded 19-acre plot filled with habitat and some wetlands. Please stay-tuned for updates on the particulars of this project as the construction progresses in 2016!
New Studio Complete at HAUS | Architecture, ready for business 01/02/13.
New studio is connected to house via a private observation deck on second floor of new modern carriage house. The detached live-work arrangement allows just the right balance of privacy and proximity for this growing family of four.
Private observation deck connects dwelling + studio.