Earlier this month a release party for the book, 50 US ARCHITECTS: RESIDENTIAL + PLANNING, was held in Miami. Giulietti/ Schouten was featured in this book by award-winning author, Damir Sinovcic. Go to the link below to check out pictures from the event and to find out more on obtaining copies of the book.
Tickets and additional information for the home tour can be found at: www.aiaportland.org.
Giulietti / Schouten was selected to represent the State of Oregon in the upcoming book entitled “50 US Architects”. Projects to be featured will include The Leftwich Residence, Hollcroft Residence and The Walnut House. More information can be found here: https://www.50usarchitects.com/
Last Friday, the Crane Loft Penthouse won a 2010 International Interior Design Association of Oregon Citation Award.
This 2500 SF penthouse is located atop the historic 1909 Crane Building in Portland’s Pearl District. The clean lines and warm modern aesthetic combine with unparalleled views of the city, bridges and West Hills to create what is truly an “urban refuge above the city.” click here for additional images
Last Sunday (10-10-10) we celebrated the completion of Kristin Fritz’s beautiful new creative space.
The studio’s clean northwest-modern aesthetic served as the perfect backdrop for Kristin’s latest works of art.
You can view Kristin’s work at: https://kristin.fritz.30art.com/
The Portland Chapter of the American Institute of Architects is sponsoring “Design Matters: A Tour of Portland Homes” on Saturday October 9, 2010 from 10am – 4pm. The King Residence remodel, designed by Giulietti/Schouten Architects will be one of the six featured homes. For more information visit www.aiaportland.org/ad10
For a preview of the home see our website https://www.gswarchitects.net/Residential/residential/king/page/king.htm
One of the most common questions that we get at the Publications start of a project is “How long ID will my house take to build or how long will our remodel take ?” This is an important question for many reasons. Aside from the obvious reasons of being anxious and wanting to be in your new home right away, there are often important scheduling issues effecting your family that revolve around the length of construction.
For example; Often you may need to relocate during a remodel or you may be between homes during the construction of your new home and will need to rent a temporary residence. It’s hard to pack up and move once so you want Wholesale Washington Redskins Jerseys to be sure than you don’t end up with a lease that is too short and having to move one more time. Budgeting the cost of the temporary lease into the project is important in estimating the overall project costs. Often the new home or newly remodeled home may be the site of an important event such as a wedding or graduation. Will the house be ready in time? The choice to build a new house may be for reasons such as getting the kids into a new school district and of course – will the house be ready for the school year?”
Site Topography – Every home site has certain characteristics that have a direct effect on the timeline of a project. A flat lot, for example will be much easier and quicker to build Another on than a sloping lot. A very steeply or cliff side house will add even more complexity and time to the project.
Site Location – A remote rural piece of property may have limited access or a short supply of construction trades that could impact the rate of construction. A property within a ideas sensitive environmental zone or a remodel of a historical landmark may require additional approvals and permits as well as additional care in the means and methods of construction.