When a home has its soul tended you can feel that it is alive. Whether it buzzes with energizing creativity or emanates a tranquil hum, a well-loved home pays dividends in subtle life-enhancing ways.
The hilltop sanctuary was designed and built for a beautiful family of five. This project leans in to the magic of childhood with intimate nooks tucked into wide-open spaces. Inviting friends to visit often and grandparents to extend their stay, this modern farmhouse was created for intentional everyday living with the openness and flexibility that busy family-life demands.
This home, The Country House, was a labor of pure love and a celebration of collaboration and character, craftsmanship and consideration.
While architecture strives to design buildings around their intended occupants, most of us live in houses that were built for interchangeable people and their assumed needs based on the time of construction. Very few of us live in homes we have conceived from the ground up. I have had the unique opportunity to walk four families through the building of such homes and here is what I learned...