hobbit house front elevation

Hobbit House at Dragonfly Knoll

Clients in Mosier, Oregon, envisioned building a getaway cottage designed in the spirit of a J.R.R. Tolkien Hobbit House on their 27-acre rural property. The resulting project, the Hobbit House...Read More
custom iron spiral stair in wine cellar

Wine Cellar

The new owners of Fernbank Farm—the c. 1846 former summer home of Philadelphia physician James Cheston Morris— sought to transform an old icehouse into a wine cellar with a cozy,...Read More
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Chadds Ford Cottage

THE DESIGN OF CHADDS FORD COTTAGE addresses our client’s desire to easily age in place with a plan that completely supports first floor living. The open concept public spaces of...Read More
Contemporary farm house entry court with stone and board and batten siding exterior and metal roof

Havenwood

LOCATED OUTSIDE OF NEW HOPE, Pennsylvania, Havenwood is a unique interpretation of a traditional farmhouse. Responding to the clients’ desire for a generously sized house consisting of “pods and connectors,”...Read More
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Garage & Guest Suite

ARCHER & BUCHANAN DESIGNED a standalone garage in Gladwyne to hold a client’s vintage car collection. The new structure is set into the hillside running adjacent to the driveway of...Read More
Asian Inspired Residence

Asian-Inspired Residence

THE ASIAN-INSPIRED RESIDENCE EVOLVED as a replacement for an existing home set amid a Zen oasis of Japanese style plantings. Like its predecessor, the new home is reflective of Asian...Read More

Burrows Run

BURROWS RUN was designed in 1939 for Nicholas and Genevieve (Bunny) du Pont by R. Brognard Okie, a favored architect of the du Ponts. This house, previously known as “Ridgely,”...Read More

Towerfield

TOWERFIELD SITS ON THE NORTHEASTERN EDGE of the 800-acre Ardrossan estate, among the last grand estates of Philadelphia’s “Main Line” and home to the Montgomery Scott family. Designed in the...Read More

Clocktower Farm

THE CLOCKTOWER FARM project scope is simply defined as a restoration of the farmhouse, originally constructed in the 1830s, with a rear Addition of new program spaces. The elegant front...Read More

Berwyn Stable

THIS CLASSIC PENNSYLVANIA STONE STABLE has been in use for 100 years. With its central entry and two symmetrical wings, the 300 ft long structure has a center aisle running...Read More

Greenville Contemporary

AFTER LIVING ALL AROUND THE COUNTRY, our clients chose an area outside of Wilmington, Delaware, for their retirement retreat. Their broad architectural interests led to the design of a home...Read More

Wilmington Residence

THE WILMINGTON RESIDENCE was purchased from a hotelier who had imposed a kind of corporate hospitality view of architecture upon the stately home. Our work at the residence included an...Read More

Greystone Barn

GREYSTONE BARN was a working animal barn prior to its conversion into a home in the 1970s. Before its purchase by the current residents, no work was done to the...Read More

Colby’s Run

PART OF A FORMER 800-ACRE COUNTRY ESTATE, Colby’s Run achieves the homeowners’ goals of designing a residence of less than 6,000 SF with an emphasis on simplicity and elegance.  While the...Read More

Saucon Valley Homestead

SAUCON VALLEY HOMESTEAD is set in an area rich in natural and man-made beauty – part of thousands of acres earmarked by Bethlehem Steel Corporation in the 1950s for executive...Read More

Starry Night Farm

OVERLOOKING THE DRAMATIC valleys and rolling pastures of Chester County, this new residence evokes in materials, detail and proportions the spirit of an 18th century farm with its farmhouse, two...Read More

Red Clay Farm Barn

WHEN THE RED CLAY FARM was restored, the barn served as an on-site wood shop and job center. Once those needs were met, a restoration returned the barn to its...Read More

Dance Barn at Trimble’s Ford

THIS OLD BARN BEGAN LIFE as an 18th c. farm house which underwent heavily Victorian-influenced changes in the 1870’s and was ultimately abandoned in the 1970’s. From these tattered remains came...Read More

Dee-Pop’s Party Barn

CREATING THE PERFECT GRANDCHILD-TRAP was the goal of our energetic grandparent clients. With a sharp focus on making family occasions as memorable and fun as possible without necessarily overwhelming their cozy...Read More

Twinbrook Tudor Renovation

Portfolio: Twinbrook Tudor Renovation THIS EXTRAORDINARY STONE 1933 tudor revival house received numerous updates and alterations with the goal of being as undetectable and timeless as possible. Once a home very...Read More

Bohemia Manor Farm

BOHEMIA MANOR FARM is a 370-acre property overlooking sweeping lawns and touting a mature tree-lined view toward Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay. Built in 1920, the manor house needed a complete restoration to...Read More

“Anderson Place” c. 1714 & 1804

THE OLDEST AND MOST historically significant house in Schuylkill Township, Anderson Place was home to Captain Isaac Anderson, who fought alongside General George Washington at Valley Forge. To prepare this elegant...Read More

Fox Hill Racing Trophy Room

THIS ADDITION WAS DESIGNED to house the trophies and lifetime memorabilia for one of the region’s leading race horse owners.  The space is a linked pavilion separate from, rather than open...Read More

Tunnel Farm

THE ORIGINAL 17TH CENTURY HOUSE had been altered and added to over the course of many generations. With the arrival of a new family, the decision was made to save what...Read More