By Ann Robinson and Annie Schwemmer When you are thinking of ways to use the existing space in your home, don’t forget to look in the basement. A basement remodel can be a less-expensive, less-invasive alternative to a home addition.
If your house needs a little extra room, look to your attic
By Ann Robinson and Annie Schwemmer People tend to look at the space in a home in terms of quantity — either there is too much space or, more likely, too little. Architects, on the other hand, see space as
Multitask your rooms, make better use of space
By Ann Robinson and Annie Schwemmer Multitasking: the performance of multiple tasks at one time. This word, dating from 1966, describes a lot of our lives. From the dubious practice of talking on our cellular phones while driving to the
Analyze wants, needs before starting remodeling project
By Ann Robinson and Annie Schwemmer As residential architects, we naturally question what triggers someone to turn those remodeling dreams into reality. We have discovered there are three areas that motivate people to get the ball rolling. The first is