How to Determine Square Footage of a House

Whether you’re a realtor, mortgage lender or only a homeowner, knowing how to determine the square footage of your house is useful. Standards for measuring and calculating residential square footage are set by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Compliance with the ANSI standard is voluntary, but is advocated by the National Association of Home Read more about How to Determine Square Footage of a House[…]

The Bay Window Functions Modern

When modern and contemporary design “abandon” traditional architectural components in favor of new forms, among the components left behind is the bay window. Yet when we think of those components as reinterpretations of customs in architecture rather than abandonments (columns, by way of instance, are turned into skinny pilotis without details such as capitals), then Read more about The Bay Window Functions Modern[…]

Earthiness Grounds a Contemporary Louisiana Home

Hammond is a city of about 20,000 individuals in Tangipahoa Parish, located an hour north of New Orleans and Lake Pontchartrain. Like many of the parishes within this portion of Louisiana, the structure is mostly traditional, marked with gable roofs, wood siding and porches, lots of porches. Brenna Barzenick, a buff of midcentury and contemporary Read more about Earthiness Grounds a Contemporary Louisiana Home[…]