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In The Shop with Bill Paquette

To get a better sense of how a design becomes a finished piece of millwork, Ruhl Walker’s Keith Case visited a cabinet maker’s shop to see some cabinetry in fabrication. With the date of substantial completion fast approaching, work on …    READ MORE

Before and After for a Mid-Century Modern House

When we first visited this Mid-Century Modern house outside of Boston, we took careful note of what remained of the house’s original modern character, which was camouflaged behind kitschy window boxes, an unsightly eighties garage addition complete with stenciled bird …    READ MORE

A New Arts Center for The White Mountain School

A lot of progress has been made since our last blog post on the new art studio building we designed for The White Mountain School in Bethlehem, NH. General contractor and prefabricator Bensonwood Construction Company produced all of the Permit-related …    READ MORE

Architectural Solutions to Coastal Challenges

As construction winds down on our house in Wellfleet, Ruhl Walker’s Sandra Baron discusses some specific coastal challenges that were overcome through careful design decisions. The hot topic following a recent uptick in super-storms is how and even whether houses …    READ MORE

Small Project, BIG Impact

When we were approached by the talented landscape architecture team at Reed Hilderbrand to assist them with a small architectural intervention in a much larger landscape design we were instantly intrigued.  Their plans for the residential property already included several …    READ MORE

Designing with Fabric

A key component of a recently designed South End loft is the floor to ceiling curtains that enclose the living room.  Ruhl Walker’s Keith Case explains the process of designing, detailing and selecting the components and fabrics for this part …    READ MORE

Curves are Taking Shape in Wellfleet

Following up on our most recent post, Ruhl Walker’s Sandra Baron describes the process of building curved roofs and walls with today’s technology.   Ruhl Walker Architects enjoys pushing the envelope, but when our clients came to us requesting a …    READ MORE

The House of Shifting Sands

When we last posted photos of our Griffin Island house in Wellfleet, MA, the board-formed concrete foundation under the main house was rising out of the sand and the art studio was taking form to the south. Time flies, but …    READ MORE