Category 'completion'

5
Oct

Laurelhurst Residence Completion

This beautiful 4,200 square foot new construction custom home reflects the client’s gregarious personality while complementing the established neighborhood of Laurelhurst.  Traditional craftsman style details set the mood, but the space is all modern – with an intuitive flow, creative pallet of modern materials, and clear views across multiple rooms. This residence featured a 1700 […]

5
Jun

SheKnows Blog – May 2015

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One of our projects was recently mentioned in a lifestyle article.  SheKnows is an entertainment blog with a section dedicated towards architectural design that identifies notable projects and ideas. This particular article addressed the effectiveness of utilizing landscape to increase a home’s curb appeal. The project mentioned in the article was a new single family […]

3
Apr

Phinney Ridge Prefab – On Site Construction

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The Phinney Ridge pre-fab home has seen a lot of changes over the past 2 months. Since our last update the rest of the fiber cement boards were placed on the front façade of the home. Construction of the front porch has begun, the framing, roof, and railings are in place. The driveway and retaining walls […]

27
Mar

Phinney Ridge Modular Construction Time Lapse

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The prefab collaboration with Method homes was pieced together in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood of Seattle. This Option series house was custom built over the last few months and it was erected in the month of January 2015. We have documented the process of this prefabricated home in our previous blog posts. The time lapse […]

2
Jan

Phinney Ridge Prefab – Module Set

Exciting news on the Pre-fab home front here at Grouparchitect!  The latest collaboration with Method homes is taking shape in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood of Seattle.  This Option series house has been in the works for the last few months, and as detailed in previous blog posts progress has been continuing steadily.  The most exciting part […]

21
Nov

Phinney Ridge Prefab – Construction

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The Phinney Ridge project is a single-family, prefab house. Since our last update we have seen a few changes regarding the site and house. The framework for the foundation was built and the concrete was poured. The site is prepared for the prefab house to be dropped in. One of the benefits of prefabrication is […]

15
Oct

Phinney Ridge Prefab – Factory Visit

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As progress at the Phinney Ridge Prefab project site continues since the demolition of the existing home, ongoing efforts on the home continues at the Method Homes factory in Ferndale, WA. Prefabrication of this home allows for a significantly reduced construction schedule, and also helps considerably for projects that are to be constructed in the […]

17
Sep

Phinney Ridge Prefab

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The Phinney Ridge Prefab project will soon kick off as plans have been approved by the city and contracts signed for construction.  This new house will be built using pre-fab techniques utilizing the Grouparchitect designed Option Series offered in partnership with Method Homes. The existing home’s concrete block foundation was in poor condition and repair […]

7
Aug

Laurelhurst Residence – Wine Room

Progress on the Laurelhurst Residence Wine Room progressed quickly once the framing was completed.  Carpenters fabricated several wine racks designed to fit into the various niches and nooks that resulted from tucking the wine room into a difficult corner of the home.  The raw wood of the racks compliment the natural slate floor, and when […]

4
Aug

Clyde Hill – Construction Update – July

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The efforts for completing the Clyde Hill Residence renovation have shifted to the interior during the month of July as painting, staining, and finishing details are completed. The light finish of the cabinetry, along with the white paint and abundance of windows throughout the house keeps the home bright and cheerful during all hours of the […]

2
Jul

Make It Right – Fort Peck, Montana

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Grouparchitect is working with prefabricated modular home builder Method Homes to provide design services for a series of homes destined to be located in Fort Peck, Montana.   Based on the Option Series homes we have previously partnered with Method homes on, these three bedroom and two bathroom homes will serve as residences for a portion of […]

9
May

Blower Door Testing

With the implementation of the 2012 Washington State Energy Code the requirements for air testing residential projects have changed to become more restrictive.  All new residences and additions in the state now require a blower door test to measure air leakage through the building envelope.  The test requires that air changes be less than 5 […]

1
May

Laurelhurst Residence – Wine Room Sketches

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Earlier in April, we were excited for the opportunity to work, once again, with great clients on a small wine room renovation to their home.  The previously completed new construction left some room for renovation as the clients grew into the home and developed some ideas of how to improve the home to suit their needs better. […]

1
May

Clyde Hill – Construction Update – Late Apr. 2014

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Progress on the Clyde Hill Residence progressed into late April with a push on exterior elements including finishing the windows and doors, and completing the shingled roof.  The exterior of the home has also been wrapped with building felt in preparation for cement board and cedar strip siding. The redesigned entry now has windows and […]