Building on Tradition-Exterior

Designer Andrea Pietragallo worked closely with the architect and builder to help bring her clients’ dream of a traditional home to fruition. “We deliberately went with a gambrel-style roof and […]

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Midcentury Makeover – Outdoors

A hedgerow in front of a wall of windows ensures a scenic view from inside and acts as a soft counterpoint to the home’s linear architecture. The residence features plenty […]

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Midcentury Makeover – Exterior

“The home is built into a rather steep hillside,” architect Jeff Jordan says. “Since the project was a renovation and the heavy lifting of building into a hill had already […]

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Midcentury Makeover – Patio

The roof-level patio overlooks the house. The flat roof is a hallmark of the Midcentury Modern style. It creates a clean exterior profile. The home is built into a steep hillside. […]

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Midcentury Makeover – Stairwell

The minimalist stairwell and foyer set the tone for the rest of the house. The before photo shows the foyer’s brick-colored tiles, which were removed in favor of porcelain tile […]

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Midcentury Makeover – Kitchen

Wood tones in the beams and cabinetry add warmth to the sleek kitchen. The terrazzo floor is another hallmark of Midcentury design. Most of the terrazzo is original to the […]

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User Friendly-Exterior

“The client specifically wanted to avoid large expanses of masonry in the form of brick or stone,” architect Michael Scro says, “so accents were used in a limited fashion, largely […]

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