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Giving some Gravity to a Small Fireplace

As part of a larger urban renovation project, we confronted a fresh version of a common problem:  how to design a fireplace and TV together on the same wall.  With TV’s getting bigger and bigger, it’s easy for the entire …    READ MORE

Two More Design Awards!

We were thrilled to learn this week that two of our projects have received 2012 design awards from the Boston Society of Architects and the American Institute of Architects New England.  The winning projects are: The Hawaii Wildlife Center, which …    READ MORE

Furnishing a Modern Study

In February we introduced designs for a Boston row house renovation with a dramatic three story skylit atrium. As construction nears completion we’re finalizing the last details for the ordering and installation of furniture and accessories.   Paul Commito has led …    READ MORE

Design Progress – Griffin Island House

It’s been an incredibly busy summer so far at the Ruhl Walker studio; nice problem to have! We just submitted drawings and specifications to three excellent general contractors for our Griffin Island House located within Cape Cod National Seashore. While …    READ MORE

Three BSA Design Awards!

We’re honored to have been notified this week that three of our projects have received 2012 design awards from the Boston Society of Architects.  The BSA hasn’t announced the particulars yet, but we’ll post again when we know more! In …    READ MORE

Design Tools

As we said in our last post, we’ve been studying the view angles of Cape Cod Bay from our Griffin Island House, and we thought it might be interesting to share the kinds of drawings we’ve used to help us …    READ MORE

Water Views

We’ve been frantically busy developing the design of our Griffin Island House, but Sandra, Nerijus, and I were able to take a short break and drive out to Wellfleet the other day. While we continue to fine tune the design …    READ MORE

Cool Modern Architecture at Wellesley College

My older daughter will be graduating from Wellesley College on Friday, and needless to say I am incredibly proud! Were you aware of how much phenomenal modern architecture you can experience at Wellesley’s gem of a campus?! My favorites are …    READ MORE

Exciting New Green Ideas

I recently traveled back to Hawai`i for a three-day photo shoot of our Hawai`i Wildlife Center, which means two very long days of travel and ample opportunities to catch up on reading. However, before digging into the 20 pounds of …    READ MORE