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Three BSA Design Awards!

We’re honored to have been notified this week that three of our projects have received 2012 design awards from the Boston Society of Architects.  The BSA hasn’t announced the particulars yet, but we’ll post again when we know more! In…

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Water Views

We’ve been frantically busy developing the design of our Griffin Island House, but Sandra, Nerijus, and I were able to take a short break and drive out to Wellfleet the other day. While we continue to fine tune the design…

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Modern Prefab house in Lincoln: Almost Done!

We are a few days away from move-in day at our Lincoln project, so we closed the studio for a few hours and everyone took a pre-Certificate-of-Occupancy look. Yes, there is a bit of a final punch list (as always),…

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Design update: Griffin Island House in Wellfleet

We are really excited about a new beach house we are designing for a magnificent waterfront property on Cape Cod Bay in Wellfleet. On Monday I had the pleasure of spending a full day with our clients, basking in the…

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Sustainable design; IKEA granite

Designing sustainably has never been an appealing fad as far as we have been concerned, nor is it even really a separate mission for us; it has always simply been the right thing to do. One recently completed Ruhl Walker…

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Blurring inside and outside with opening walls!

Having worked on several cool projects in Hawai‘i over the last few years, our eyes have really been opened to architectural possibilities that rarely exist in New England. For example, we collaborated with Rhoady Lee Architecture and Design on the…

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Mystic Lake house update

Just as construction of our Mystic Lake house was winding down, the neighbor’s house was demolished and construction began on their own new house; what goes around, comes around! And soon winter will have to arrive presumably; other than an…

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Modern Prefab House “set” in Lincoln

After months of planning, the eight modules for the modern prefab house Ruhl Walker custom designed for a site in Lincoln, MA, were delivered from Pennsylvania and “set” (the term custom modular prefabrication companies use for the assembly of the…

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Westport River house is complete!

It’s been awhile since we posted an update for our Westport project, the modern house Ruhl Walker Architects designed to float above its Westport River site, and that we introduced back in January and April.  Rick and Susan have moved…

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Fresh, Modern Landscape for Mystic Lake House

Our landscape architect, Matthew Cunningham, and our landscape contractor, Martin Lucyk, have been making great strides with the completion of the landscape installation at our Mystic Lake house, and a viable (and beautiful!) alternative to suburban lawns and foundation planting…

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Loving their new (almost finished) Westport River House

We are thrilled that our Westport clients are enjoying living in their new river front house, after recently having received their Certificate of Occupancy from the town! There is still an extensive punch list to complete, but after such a…

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Making progress on the Westport River House

The house as seen from the riverThe red cedar frame and brushed aluminum window system is complete other than at the screened porch in the upper right cornerThe clear finished walnut fireplace siding and lower level rain-screen will be completed…

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