Monthly Archives: June 2010

>The Margarido House: The Beauty of Sustainable Design

> For those who haven’t heard … developer/builder Michael McDonald and his wife Dr. Jill Martenson have decided to sell their 4,600-sq.-ft. LEED-H Platinum home, Margarido House at 5950 Margarido Drive in North Oakland. And, lucky for me, there was … Continue reading

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>Update and Expand

>Update your living space by squaring off odd angles and expanding the kitchen Before                                                             After Design by Nicholas Lee and Carrie LaMastus for Houseplans.comRederings by Carrie LaMastus

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>Curb Appeal

>Updating the your exterior siding, adding fresh paint, and installing new windows can do wonders for your curb appeal  After Before Modification by Carrie LaMastus for Houseplans.comfor more information about this plan click here

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>Outdoor Living

>Summer time brings lots of opportunity for outdoor activities. Extending your living space with a deck, outdoor kitchen, dining area, and lounge allows you to enjoy these long awaited summer nights in the comfort of your own home. After  Before  … Continue reading

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