Qualified Remodeler Magazine

OCT 2014

Qualified Remodeler helps independent remodeling firms to survive, become more professional and more profitable by providing must-have business information, namely best business practices, new product information and timely design ideas.

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installed in response to the homeowner's desire to create a very energy-efficient structure. The clients also requested the house not be eye-catching from the exterior; rather, they wanted to remain nearly invisible and focus on creating a dramatic and energizing interior. SILVER: Revolution Design and Build, Wayzata, Minn., revolutiondesignbuild.com BRONZE: HighCraft Builders, Fort Collins, Colo., highcraft.net BRONZE: Jackson and LeRoy, Salt Lake City, jacksonandleroy.com HONORABLE MENTION: reVision Development, Shorewood, Wis., (414) 350-2580 GOLD Whole House $300,000 - $700,000 Architectural Resource, Ann Arbor, Mich., architecturalresource.com Project name: Riverview House Location: Ann Arbor, Mich. Square footage: 3,553 Cost: $464,000 The clients added more than 1,000 sq. ft. to their home, while tying the disparate sections of the home together to accommodate visiting children and grandchildren. Though the house sits atop a bluff overlook- ing the Huron River, the existing structure did not take advantage of the view. The design in-filled an exterior patio space to create interior space and a common link between the two ends of the home. The living space provides expansive views of the valley. A new master bedroom is designed with a future-ready accessible bath and a walk-in closet that doubles as a safe room; it can withstand a 2x4 projectile traveling at 200 mph. A cross-gabled roof form was created in response to determin- ing where the optimal location was for solar roof panels, which were Photos: Beth Singer Photographer Inc. PROJECTS: Master Design Awards 22 October 2014 QR ForResidentialPros.com

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