RSS Feed

Search...

Category Archive:   info for home-making


  As I have probably spoken about in previous posts, we draw no real distinction between architecture and interiors.  They are all a part of crafting a series of spaces that are made of various materials that make up a building.  To that extent, we spend as much time, and often considerably more, choosing interior […]

Share
Read More

after almost a week of unprecendented rains, flooding has surged all over the Front Range in Colorado.  In a usually dry season, we have had more than 14 inches of rain in 2 days (that is about 2 years worth of rain here in the arid West).   Most Front Range communities sit on the […]

Share
Read More

some thoughts on building design in wildfire prone areas and ignition resistant construction and wildfire mitigation efforts

Share
Read More

M. Gerwing Architects has been in existence for six years as of April 1st. No foolin’. In that time we have executed a number of interesting projects, ones that benefited from that remarkable alchemy of open-minded clients, intriguing sites and managed budgets. (Photos of projects by Boulder architect M. Gerwing Architects) Of course, along the […]

Share
Read More

a brief look at the changing public and private programs of a house

Share
Read More

The available array of options for heating and cooling your house is significantly larger than it was just a few years ago.  Heightened awareness of energy efficiency and new, related techologies, have given us options that not only provide a much greater degree of thermal comfort, but do so at less cost and most importantly […]

Share
Read More

“Soffit” is a word that we architects and builders use so frequently that we forget that many clients have no idea what we are talking about.  A bit more about that below. A soffit is a section of ceiling that is dropped well below the underside of the roof or floor above.  What it creates […]

Share
Read More

The shipping container house that we have been working on for quite a while has finally started to take shape.  The first box was delivered on Wednesday, lifted high above the neighborhood and swung into place on the second story. Another container will be set in a few months immediate to the north of this […]

Share
Read More