Category: Home Tours

01 Mar 2019
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Open Riser Architectural Stair

Open riser architectural stair is now complete for Lakeside Modern Cottage.  In fact, this is just one of many custom details for this major renovation project.

Heavy timber treads are Eastern White Pine with water-based polyurethane finish.  Stringers are Poplar glue-ups in satin black.  Cable-rail system is assembled from a pre-manufactured kit-of-parts.

Most certainly, we’ll be sharing a lot more in the coming months as our clients settle-in.  Lake Lemon will be hopping this summer, so check back!

 

28 Feb 2019
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Modern Lakehouse Feature

One of our favorite publishers called this week, and will feature a story about modern lakehouse, “Esther” that they’ll release in April. 

Concurrently, we had been planning a late winter trip to gather missing key shots.   Equally important, we want to finish our own story about the project.  Happily, we were able to get the missing information and share with the editors. 

This was our second official collaboration with this most talented client – and we hope not the last!  

Please check-back in late March, as we’ll plan to highlight the story at release!  Indianapolis Monthly April 2019 – Home of the Month “Healing Waters”.

24 Aug 2018
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ESTHER on AIA Home Tour

Esther at Clearwater is on the AIA Home Tour this fall in mid-September, so we hope we’ll see you there!  Our wonderful client has been living in the home for almost a year.  Final touches are rounding into shape, including some exterior details including new landscaping.

16 Apr 2018
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HOME-Indianapolis Monthly

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.

11 Sep 2017
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Copperwood – New Modern House 1

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.

10 Jul 2017
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Master Stair

This master stair was sculpted from original roof rafters that were salvaged from the roof demolition to create the new master suite at the Classic Irvington Modern Tudor project.  This shot is from the top looking down within the modern addition on the back of the home.  Stairs are open riser to allow light to pass through the addition north to south.  Acrylic guardrail cladding provides safety + diffused light to adjacent spaces.  Bars at landing prevent one from tumbling into yard.

14 Jun 2017
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Simple Modern Bedroom Wing

Simple Modern Bedroom Wing elevates over the landscape at dawn.  We are preparing this project for the upcoming home tour this fall, so if you are interested in seeing the project first-hand, please stay-tuned.  It sits on 20 acres and is not visible from any public street, so this is the time to experience #copperwood!

29 Oct 2016
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Dining Room

We have completed some new photos in the Dining Room and other areas for the Classic Irvington Modern Tudor project.  We will be posting more updates in the near future, so stay-tuned for more #modern #interiors.

The front area of this labor-of-love has remained virtually unchanged since 2002, having been part of the initial Phase One work that was started in 1998.  Dining chairs are Jacobsen Series 7 with custom-made dining table by WERK | Building Modern.  Buffet table is from IKEA, and the Eames Lounge and Ottoman with black leather and Cherry veneer acquired from Herman Miller in 1994.  The two large art pieces were commissioned from local artist, Kyle Ragsdale in 2005 – the blue and yellow oil pieces on canvas were artist’s interpretations of desired color palette, size, and theme for each piece, which had predetermined locations in-mind.

16 Sep 2016
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Vibrant Playful Home Creative Family Indianapolis

Very nice article from Design Sponge about Broad Ripple Bungalow – A Vibrant, Playful Home for a Creative Family in Indianapolis.

 

Article by Kate Oliver

When San Francisco transplants Alan and Deborah Leerkamp decided to lay down roots in the Midwest with young daughter Samuelle, they knew they’d be hard-pressed to find an open-concept home in a neighborhood where the vast majority of homes built in the 20s and 30s have remained untouched. Instead, they focused their efforts on finding a house in the best location: a place close to school and work with a strong sense of community, where they could walk or bike just about anywhere they needed to go.

Just a few miles north of a vibrant, rapidly shifting downtown Indianapolis, IN lies Broad Ripple Village, a walkable community long known for its tree-lined streets and traditional homes with coffee, groceries, breweries, and a great spot to brunch right around the corner. After finding a 1920s Craftsman in the heart of the neighborhood, Deborah, an art director and designer, began planning and sketching an entirely new layout that worked for their family and lifestyle — although you’d never guess such a colorful, open space was behind the front door of the quaint bungalow.

With the help of a local architect, Deborah’s vision for a welcoming, modern home came to life. By opening up the attic, exposing beams, and tearing out walls, she created a unified space that invited conversation and quality time for the close-knit family of three; a lively home where Samuelle would love growing up. The couple added unexpected, playful elements they dreamed of having in their own childhoods: a secret treehouse loft accessed by a rope ladder and a big yellow tube slide from the main level to the basement playroom for Samuelle and her friends (and sometimes adults, too!). The main living quarters consist of the open-concept great room, two bedrooms, bathrooms, and an office that feels proportionate to their family on a daily basis, but their nest can expand when the family needs a little extra space. A creative room with soaring ceilings connects the main house to a private guest loft for visiting family and friends.

The Leerkamps have created a home that is honest, approachable, and so uniquely them — a home that not only serves their needs, but one that brings them true joy. Their home is a reflection of who they are: welcoming, genuine, and warm people who seek a life well-lived. It serves as a reminder to break the rules sometimes, to create homes that truly represent who we are and make us smile when we open the door after a long day. —Kate

Design Sponge - Vibrant Playful Home Creative Family Indianapolis - Kate Oliver
Design Sponge – Vibrant Playful Home Creative Family Indianapolis – Kate Oliver

02 Jul 2016
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Scandinavian Rec Room

Scandinavian Rec Room from our Classic Butler-Tarkington Modern Tudor featured here – check it out!

“Rec Rooms can be multipurpose areas that are fit for both unwinding and working.  Versatile and low-key, Scandinavian designs can help you create a fun, bright and open space for all sorts of activities, from a game of foosball to catching-up on studying … a space your family will love!

01 May 2016
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Featured in May 2016 Indy Monthly

HAUS’ Broad Ripple Bungalow is featured in May 2016 Indy Monthly Magazine.  Check out the spread here and scroll down.  Check-out the online magazine link here.

Tinker Time

San Francisco transplants turn the interior of a 1920s bungalow into their own Broad Ripple playground.

By Taylor Ellis

Photography by Tony Valainis

When Deborah Jacobs and Alan Leerkamp moved to Indy from California, they captured Broad Ripple’s playful, artsy spirit in their bungalow just south of the main strip like they’d been living in the area for years.  That’s what happens – even if unintentionally – when great creative minds collaborate:  Deborah, an art director and designer who has refurbished the homes of Google employees, partnered with HAUS, a local architecture studio with a contemporary edge, on a six-month renovation project.  “They really get it,” says Chris Short, principal architect at HAUS.  “Most people don’t have those kinds of [creative] interests and skills.  We were speaking the same language.”

02 Apr 2016
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Housequake

Housequake – A new spring 2016 photo of home + studio – check out the project story here.

 

27 Sep 2014
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Broad Ripple Historical Home Tour

This year our clients are honored to be participants in the 10th Annual Broad Ripple Historical Home Tour!  Construction was substantially complete just in-time to let the community at-large take peek inside this newly-renovated, light-filled space.  Thanks to the entire team that made it happen!  Check our client’s blog, BRUSFO. Also check this PROJECT PAGE for completion photos.

20 Sep 2014
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AIA Architects Home Tour

Thanks to our client (Classic Butler-Tarkington Tudor) for participating in the 2014 AIA Architects Home Tour!  This is going to be the best turn-out yet!  The AIA holds this semi-annual home tour to offer the community at-large an opportunity to see a collection of creativity-driven design solutions, some may be in your neighborhood.

23 Sep 2011
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Urban Interior Design

We are appreciative of the opportunity to collaborate on a collection of new urban condo interiors – please check back for updates and construction photos (Urban Interior Design)!

01 Jul 2011
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Bronze Horse

Exciting collaboration taking form – check back for updates.