rear exterior of English cottage style home

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
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

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

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

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

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

Fairville Residence

THE CLIENTS SOUGHT A VERY PRIVATE HOME reminiscent of a meandering European country house, with layers of indoor and outdoor rooms creating a distinct sequence of use from public to private....Read More

Fox Hollow Residence

FOX HOLLOW suffered a catastrophic fire that left only fragments of the former home standing. Our design solution was to recast a formerly contemporary home in a more formal manner to...Read More

Chestnut Hill Residence

SET AMID ONE OF THE LAST remaining wooded lots available in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia, this new family home design respects its historic context with regard to siting,...Read More

Speakman Hill Farm

A CLOSE STUDY of 18th c. masonry house and bank barn precedents of Southern Chester County were the genesis of this 2007 farm. Sited above the Speakman Bridge on the Doe...Read More

Yellow Pony Farm

FOR A FAMILY OF PASSIONATE HORSEMEN, we brought together coastal themes of a Shingle Style home on high ground with a six-stall horse barn and indoor arena nestled in the...Read More

Centerville Residence

BUILT IN THE ROLLING HILLS of the Delaware countryside, the house is designed in the style of an English country home, with an expansive main residence and a carriage house...Read More

Gladwyne Residence

Portfolio: Gladwyne Residence Architectural Design THIS NEW 7,800 SF HOME was designed to meet the lifestyle and technological needs and desires of the owners while at the same time being...Read More

Tasmania Residence

SITUATED AMID the sleeping beauty mountain range in Tasmania, Australia, this new 7,500 SF heavy timber structure home, clad in local stone with a clay roof, has the appeal of...Read More

Main Line Residence

ORIGINALLY FROM AUSTRIA, the home owners wished to marry their desire for a modern aesthetic with the more traditional architecture of the surrounding Main Line Philadelphia community. The design of...Read More

Arts & Crafts Residence

Portfolio: Arts & Crafts Residence BUILT WITHIN THE CONFINES of a demolished 19th c. country house with magnificent views overlooking acres of undisturbed meadow and backed by dense woods, this...Read More

Villanova Residence

AS A REFLECTION of childhood Chester County farm memories, this new residence was designed in the spirit of architect R. Brognard Okie’s (1875 – 1945) Arts and Crafts interpretation of...Read More

Lutyens-Inspired Residence

THIS LEWISBURG COUNTRYSIDE possesses a lush rolling landscape reminiscent of the south of England with its mix of hills and valleys, woods and meadows. The underlying impulse for this home...Read More

Merion Residence

DESIRING A HOME to provide a lifetime of enjoyment for family and relatives, our clients approached us with a request to design a home traditional in appearance, but with modern...Read More

Canary Cottage

THE INSPIRATION OF R. BROGNARD OKIE permeates this new house, from wide-board details, salvaged cabinet doors, and bead board walls to the inglenook that invites one to light a fire...Read More

Leaning Timber Haus

SITED ON A HILLTOP overlooking a 2-acre property, this contemporary residence has a Zen-like, quiet feel at the approach but expands toward the garden to provide for outdoor living and entertaining....Read More

Home Bred Farm

SITUATED ON AN 11.5 ACRE FARM, the home – with an implied sense of a restored or renovated barn but also representing the aesthetic of traditional Main Line Philadelphia residences...Read More

Fox Hill Farm

THE FOX HILL FARM RESIDENCE is a replacement of an earlier house that no longer met contemporary living needs, though the placement and surrounding arboretum were ideal.   By respecting the site,...Read More