Read more about the TPD team in the July edition of Village Living.
Having an architect on your construction team means you not only take advantage of their professional expertise, but also their network and resources. And that is money well spent.
Our homes have been working hard for us during the pandemic, and we’ve learned that “flexibility” is extremely important to families and to those living alone at home: 45% of those who completed our survey want rooms that can be used for more than one purpose. 58% of people are using spaces in ways that […]
Here at TPD, we spend a lot of time listening to our clients about how they want to be able to use their homes. When it was clear that the COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders were dramatically affecting people’s lives, we wanted to reach out to folks around the country with a survey and ask […]
We’re eight weeks into the pandemic, and what used to feel strange is starting to feel a little normal, which is even stranger. At TPD, we’ve been working remotely, visiting construction sites after hours, and coming up with new strategies to help us work effectively with clients, vendors, and contractors. This transition has been made […]
We are fledgling empty nesters for another week. Our oldest is in Italy studying Latin for the month of July, and we dropped off the younger two at their respective camps in northern Alabama last weekend. In truth, this is not the first time we have been childless for a couple of weeks: our kids’ camp […]
Last weekend was my 25th college reunion (#legendary), and the whole family attended. A 15-hour car ride left me with some time to catch up on social media, and there’s nothing better for Facebook/Instagram surfing than I-81 in Virginia. Summer is peak renovation season it seems. Owners want to have renovation projects completed by the […]
Absolutely. I know great contractors who do amazing work. The more important question, however, is who are the contractors that would be a good fit for your project, your investment, and your family. Residential construction is personal, and there is no getting around it: your contractor becomes a part of your family for a little […]
The Birmingham Chapter of the American Institute of Architects recently presented an exhibit at the Center for Architecture in Birmingham entitled “Living Small,” which explored the multiple ways that “tiny living” has been realized all over the world, including here in Birmingham. As an addition to the exhibit, Birmingham Home and Garden magazine collaborated with […]