Archive for January 2018

A Home Grown Solution

Briggs + Knowles Architecture

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To Build a Basketball Barn

A private family function hall and recreation space rises in winter By Rick Reynolds Who doesn’t love a barn? The honest, soaring volumes. The heavy timbers. The warmth and patina of wood. Now imagine a barn that encloses a private family function hall, complete with a 30-foot high vaulted half-basketball court, a lofted party space and…

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The Yin Yang of Walls

House under construction

The give-and-take of high tech wall enclosures While walking with a neighbor along an old stone wall separating their properties, Robert Frost, in his poem, “Mending Wall,” ponders: “Before I built a wall, I’d ask to know what I was walling in or walling out.” That’s a reasonable question. After all, that’s the way we…

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