Stair Study

One of our most exciting projects is a new single family home on Bayou St. John.  This house’s design is inspired by the Hemingway House in Key West.  It will offer wonderful views of the bayou from the wrap around porches.  Here is a photo of the Hemingway House. The house will also feature a … Continue reading »

Ever Wonder What the Process of Designing a Building is? An Explanation from the Boss:

Typical Phases of Architectural Services (Along with Description of Basic Services Provided) 1.  Schematic Design:  Programming Services, Site Analysis, Regulatory Analysis, Preliminary Design 2.  Design Development:  Floor Plans, Exterior Elevations, Site Plan, Scope of Work, Preliminary Pricing 3.  Contract Documents:  Value Engineering and Completed Working Drawings and Specifications 4.  Bid Administration:  Assistance with Final Construction … Continue reading »

An Introduction to Historic Tax Credit Incentives

OVERVIEW State and Federal Historic Tax Credits can provide a significant financial incentive to a property owner who undertakes a renovation to their historic residential or commercial property. Commercial historic renovation projects can receive a credit equal to 45% of eligible construction costs, 20% of which can be sold to a third party. Residential historic … Continue reading »