The samples below are just a few of the many design projects our team members have taken part in. Our design experience includes single-family residential, hospitality, multi-family housing, and commercial projects. Through these experiences, we have found that all architecture projects have different design goals and needs. This fact motivates us to stay curious and continuously seek new design opportunities.
MILLWOOD PARK RESIDENCE
The design for this single-family residence was driven by the narrow lot size and desire for a clear separation between public and private areas. The A-frame structure holds up the main gable roof that is formally disrupted only by a breezeway leading to the garage. A clerestory allows plentiful daylight to fill the interior public space, while a stone fireplace pairs with the trellis-covered porch to provide a striking view from the street. The exterior walls are covered in a mixture of wood cladding and brick, giving the home a warm feel from the outside.
A central load-bearing wall separates all bedrooms and suites from the sunken living room and open kitchen. The interior walls and casework are finished in white to reflect natural daylight from the multitude of exterior openings. Numerous built-ins provide ample storage options in every bedroom and bath. The home's most impressive built-in storage comes in the form of a wine cellar, featuring custom millwork visible through a large kitchen-facing window, which is designed to act as a display case for residents and guests.
ARCHITECT OF RECORD: CHRIS BALL, JACK BALL ARCHITECTS
SOUTHERN SUPPLY COMPANY
ARCHITECT OF RECORD: JIM LOHMEYER, HOOD-RICH ARCHITECTURE
Southern Supply is a family-owned building materials supply company in Springfield, Missouri. The renovation and expansion of their space included the addition of a new, two-story office space in the existing warehouse, a renovated showroom, the reskinning of the exterior, and a new foyer that provides a consumer-friendly and handicap-accessible entrance to the building. Upgraded metal-panel siding modernized the exterior while the color palette and tile pattern extended into the interior.
Custom-designed displays were made for the showroom, showcasing the doors, windows, and floor finishes available to consumers. The two-story addition within the warehouse provided a home for the building's offices and utility-control rooms, along with necessary conference space, a new break room, and additional restrooms. All of the materials sold by this company are on display throughout the structure, allowing the design to double as marketing material for the business.
YUCCA FLATTS RESIDENCE
PROJECT UNDER CONSTRUCTION
This single-family residence is located in the southeastern Oregon desert. Due to the intense summer sun and nearby geological features, the home needed to be properly shaded while still allowing intentional views to the exterior. On the interior, the homeowners wanted a central space for family gatherings and to provide privacy for family and guests throughout the home.
The final design provides a U-shaped floor plan that houses bedrooms and a kitchen around a covered central courtyard. During the cool winter months, the courtyard stays warm by way of a gas fireplace, radiant floor heating, and the low summer sun. In the summer, two large overhead doors open the courtyard to the canyon at the south end of the property. The crossing roof planes help distinguish the interior spaces from each other on the exterior, while the various metal siding patterns provide contrast to the desert terrain. Northern clerestory windows and vaulted ceilings help provide indirect sunlight to bedrooms, kitchen and central courtyard.