Tag Archive 'remodeling'

1
Sep

TDX Renovation – August Update

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The renovation of Theta Delta Chi at the University of Washington is well underway as work continues on the roof and portico of this historic building.  The rotten wood shown in the previous post has been removed and new framing and decking serve as a solid base for the waterproofing to soon be installed. Demolition […]

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 […]

1
Aug

TDX Renovation work begins

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Construction is now underway on the renovation of Theta Delta Chi at the University of Washington. Work is beginning on the portico deck. Improvements to this portion of the building will include rot and damage repair, repairing of the columns & capitals, railing repair, a new waterproof deck, and improved access to the deck. Additional […]

24
Jun

Laurelhurst Residence – Construction Update

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The Laurelhurst wine room has quickly progressed into the construction in the recent weeks since the client approved the design and engaged their contractor. An interesting challenge with this renovation, as in many others, is the owner will maintain occupancy in the house while the work it being done.  Special care is taken to reduce […]

2
Jun

Clyde Hill – Construction Update – May

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May was a great month at the Clyde Hill Residence job site.  The contractors have completed the installation of exterior wood siding, cement board panels, and trim giving the exterior of the home a completely new design aesthetic.  The clear finished wood siding emphasizes the horizontality of the home and provides a material connection to […]

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 […]

18
Apr

Clyde Hill – Construction Update – Mid Apr. 2014

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The Clyde Hill Residence progresses into April with more work being to the exterior.  The covered porch at the rear of the house has been fully framed and prepared for the future finishes.  New foundation pads have been cast to support the weight of the porch and roof above, and new membrane is being installed […]

20
Jan

Phinney Home Design and Remodel Fair

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It’s that time of year again for all of us at grouparchitect! The exciting Phinney Home Design and Remodel Fair is right around the corner on Sunday January 26. This will be our third year participating in this exhibition of residential products and design, and will be housed in the big blue Phinney Center at […]

23
Jan

PNA 2013 Home Design and Remodel Fair

Grouparchitect will be hosting a booth at the Phinney home fair this Sunday. Stop by and say hi and we can discuss any home remodel or renovation project you are considering. We’ll be in room 1. The fair provides a great opportunity to meet architects, designers, contractors and building material vendors in a pressure free […]

30
Sep

YP House Remodel 1

Photos of the recently completed YP House Remodel. An infill two story addition and remodel to a Yarrow Point house, originally designed by architect Jeffrey Taylor. The project connects the garage to the house while adding dormers and clerestory windows to maintain the scale and character of the existing home. A modest addition to the […]

30
Sep

YP House Remodel 2

Photos of the recently completed YP House Remodel. An infill two story addition and remodel to a Yarrow Point house, originally designed by architect Jeffrey Taylor. The project connects the garage to the house while adding dormers and clerestory windows to maintain the scale and character of the existing home. A modest addition to the […]

21
Mar

Marina Mart Architectural Renderings

Exterior and Interior renderings of the proposed addition to the Marina Mart, Seattle, WA The Marina Mart is an existing office building and moorage facility located on Seattle’s Lake Union. We were engaged to provide architectural renderings of the proposed three story addition on the shoreline side of the building. Renderings include visualizations of both […]

30
Sep

Sammamish Kitchen Remodel – Before and After

A remodel to a 1970s split level home.  The original kitchen was enclosed and separated from the rest of the living space. With limited counter space and a dining nook too small to be utilized, the existing space was in need of some improvement. Our design included opening up the walls, modifying the layout while […]