We continue our Building a House series by welcoming architect Kevin Clark to the show. Kevin is a veteran and senior principal at the Atlanta-based firm, Historical Concepts. Also with us again is interior designer and guest host Maggie Griffin. Kevin explains why choosing the right architect can be a lot like a marriage, the different reasons people use an architect, creating a dream home specific to how you live, the importance of collaboration, and so much more invaluable advice.
What You’ll Hear on This Episode:
- Trials and Triumphs on Christmas decorations, custom cabinets, redecorating an AirBnB, skipping out of Thanksgiving cooking, creating a greenhouse, landscaping plans, and more.
- Kevin walks us through his personal project in his Atlanta home.
- How to choose the right architect.
- The importance of walking through your daily routine and lifestyle when creating blueprints.
- How often do people use architects for a renovation?
- The different budget considerations and project level options of using an architect.
- How much does a building sight complicate plans and home customization?
- How many specialists you need in a new build and how they all collaborate.
- How long do the design options/versions take?
- When is it okay to tear down a house vs. maintaining the historical structure?
- What do Kevin and Maggie wish clients would know about them, and the process, right away before getting started?
Mentioned in This Episode:
- Historical Concepts
- Historical Concepts on Instagram
- Kevin Clark on Instagram
- Ep. 66 with Andrew Cogar
- Ep. 183 with Andrew Cogar
- Maggie Griffin Design
- Maggie Griffin at Home
- Maggie Griffin Design on Instagram
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