Note: Since completion of the house I have also decided to allow guest bloggers to post articles related to remodeling. This continues the education process.
Architect Selection - December 2002 through January 2003
Getting a Permit - January 2003 through November 2004
Construction - November 2004 through September 2006
Post Construction - October 2006 through ???
Trying to Get Ideas in Pasadena
Today we drove around Pasadena to look at various color combinations on Craftsman and Bungalow houses. Click here to see them.
Design Ready for Art Jury and Planning Commission Review
Thu, Jun 26 2003 12:38 PM | Gamble house, Art Jury, Pasadena, Getting a Permit, Planning Commission, Craftsman, Remodel, Greene and Greene
The initial design is ready for the Art Jury and Planning Commission to review. The issues were that we were mixing Ranch and Colonial style features on the house and that we should pick one....so we picked Craftsman. In California, it evolved from the California Bungalow. Craftsman-style houses are evident all around the Los Angeles area and especially in Pasadena where Greene and Greene really developed this style from their Japanese and native material influences. The Gamble House is a big inspiration in this project.
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