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What’s Trending in Residential Design?
What’s trending in residential design? Living longer in your home!
You shouldn’t have to retire from your home.
In short, we don’t have to, nor should we have to, retire fully from our work lives, so why should we have to retire from our homes?
Landon Stubblefield Becomes Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist
We are excited to announce that TPD’s Landon Rosemore Stubblefield has earned the Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation from the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB). The NAHB, in partnership with the AARP and NAHB Research Center, created the CAPS program, which includes training and education on the technical, business management and customer service skills essential to […]
Expanding What Senior Living Looks Like
Taylor Plosser Davis Architecture + Design, in association with KPS Group, is very excited to share this new project – Cedar Ridge at Kirkwood by the River. “Kirkwood, ideally located on 120 acres of forested land along the Cahaba River, began as a nonprofit created by Independent Presbyterian Church Birmingham, Alabama to offer continuing care retirement to seniors […]
Thrive at Home
Transitions are our specialty here at TPD Architect. Over the last few months, not only have we been working on renovations and new construction for families whose lives are changing, whether the kids are growing up or moving out, couples are downsizing, or families are considering accessibility or working and schooling from home, but we’ve […]
Accessibility Is Important for Every Home
We’re seeing a lot of overlap when thinking about “shelter in place” and when designing for Aging in Place. We’ve always talked with clients about ACCESSIBILITY and getting in and out of their homes, whether that’s through the front door or from the car in the garage. Those design considerations for Aging In Place clients […]
Outdoor Space Is Essential
One of our respondents said, “Outdoor space is essential.” We couldn’t agree more. According to the TPD #StayAtHomeSurvey: 54% of respondents say that they’ve enjoyed using their uncovered outdoor space more than usual while at home over the past few months. Covered back porches, patios and decks are hard at work as well. However, 10% of […]
Private and Public Space Balance
As kids are heading back to school, either in person, virtually, or some combination, many of us are considering how our homes will function for all of our different needs. The balance of public and private space is an important factor when looking at this functionality. When working from home, it’s important to find some […]
People Want Flexibility In Their Homes
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 […]
TPD #StayAtHome Survey Results Are In
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 […]
Focus on Flexibility
Within the last couple of weeks, I’ve been seeing more articles about residential architecture and how it will change given how things have evolved during the pandemic. For the most part, the articles have focused on interviews with architects acting as experts, sometimes referring to their own houses and other times offering predictions on how houses […]