Project Specs Galland House Laval, Quebec, Canada Boutros + Pratte << Return to article the People Owners Mr. & Mrs. Michel Galland Architect Les Architectes Boutros + Pratte 116, McGill Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2E5, Canada PH: 514-866-1149 Project Architect & Designer Raouf Boutros Project Team: Julie Charbonneau Benoit Laurion Benoit Lalonde Cecyl Valz Senovilla Engineer: Structural Engineer Le Groupe Geni-Etude Inc., Montreal PH: 514-907-4364 General contractor: Renovation Orsini, Montreal PH: 514-983-5608 Photographer: Robert Etcheverry, Montreal PH: 514-866-7002 the Products Structural system GoodFellow Inc. Montreal PH: 514-368-6511 Exterior cladding Wood: Cedar Wood Panels Windows Wood: Menuiserie Deslisle PH: 418-524-5317 Aluminum:
Project Specs 419 Tower Drive San Antonio, Texas Sprinkle Robey Architects << Return to article the People Owners Kathy Kich Architect Sprinkle Robey Architects, AIA, LLC 1710 N. Main Ave. San Antonio, TX 78212 V: 210.227.7722 Fax: 210.226.0200 Davis Sprinkle, AIA Thom Robey, AIA Jeff Langham Engineer(s): Steve G. Persyn, P.E. General contractor: Mayo Construction Co. Photographer(s) Hester + Hardaway Contact: Paul Hester 713.819.8420 the Products Structural system Concrete slab-on-grade foundation w/wood framing. Roofing Built-up roofing: 2-Ply Roof, Manufacturer Unknown Elastomeric: Metal: Berridge, “Pre-Weathered Galvalume” Windows Aluminum: Vistawall, FG-1000 Glazing Glass: Oldcastle Hardware Locksets: Omnia Cabinet hardware: Haffele Floor
A house near the end of the road holds infinite promise. And here, the architectural stakes rise when the route turns past the northern, windward tip of the island of Hawaii, arriving finally at the blustery, sloping site of a former sugar mill.
When many people hire an architect to renovate or add on to an existing house, they put a substantial amount of thought into resale value—how many bedrooms and bathrooms to add for a future owner, what kind of amenities a family would need to make the house a solid investment, etc.
Record Houses 2007: VilLA NM Ring House Brown House Casa Poli Ohana Guest House Christ Church Tower Loblolly House Maryland KieranTimberlake Associates On a wooded site on Taylors Island, Maryland, KieranTimberlake tested a new way of building with the Loblolly house Stephen Kieran, FAIA, likens his family’s new weekend house on Taylors Island in Maryland to a duck blind, one of those three-sided shelters that hunters build to make themselves disappear in the woods or a marsh. Barklike vertical strips of red cedar clad three elevations of Kieran’s 2,200-square-foot house, camouflaging it on a 4-acre Chesapeake Bay site thick with
Christ Church was one of four dozen iconic churches erected by Christopher Wren in the City of London after 1666, when the Great Fire annihilated much of the famous Square Mile—a world center, then and now, for trading and banking.