A wonderful couple purchased a Spanish-style home for their upcoming retirement in University City. Previous owners had built a two-story white cube garage addition that made expanding the home a tricky enterprise. We partnered with Ladd Suydam Contracting to study a variety of progressive approaches to expand the footprint while respecting the rich qualities that made this home attractive to the clients at time of purchase. We worked together to test a variety of approaches

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Often we work with clients at their businesses, and then we're lucky to lend a hand on their homes, too. Such is the case with a longtime business client who came to us when his family wanted to consider options for reshaping their traditional residence. The house cannot expand toward the back of their property, so any addition would be visible from the street. Since the stately colonial revival home has a distinct silhouette, we

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