Tag Archives: residential architecture

Townhome Rendered Elevation

Tiny Townhomes – A “New” Building Type?

Atlanta’s re-surging in-town development has led to higher property values and inflated construction costs. Coupled together, these two factors cause concern for affordable housing. In-town growth can also encourage the bulldozing of existing small homes, only to be replaced by larger, higher priced homes. However, when there are less properties available, developers resort to denser…

New boxed bay windows help the design be renovated for modern living

Renovating for Modern Living

Renovating for Modern Living Tactics used to update a ranch house style: Open Living Plan edition A client came to Jones Pierce after finding a great ranch house candidate to convert to mid-century modern style. Their strategy was to sell the home their kids grew up in, then downsize into single level living environment.  This…

Garcia Backyard Under Construction

Emory Backyard Escape – Form and Function

Nearly all of our residential projects include backyard escapes. This project includes a pool, expanded upper open porch with see-through fireplace, a lower indoor/outdoor place with kitchen, pizza oven, and accordion door unit. The carpentry and masonry compliment the great design by Jones Pierce’s Angel Shockey. With Angel at the helm, successful design was a…

Swimming Pool and Pavilion

Solar Tax Credit Hack = Pool Pavilion

A few months ago, we discovered a Solar Tax Credit hack, and we’d love to help you take advantage of the opportunity. The federal solar tax credit, also known as the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) allows solar array customers to deduct 30% of the cost of installing a solar energy system from their federal taxes. The…

Picture showing zip wall on a house under construction

Residential High Performance Design

What is the right prescription for southern high performance residential architectural design and building? In our evolving practice we now recommend a prescription of high-performance solutions on every project.  From a humble renovation to custom new home built to Passive House criteria we consider features in a following order of priority according to our client’s…

National Chrysalis Remodeling Award

Jones Pierce has won a national Chrysalis Remodeling Award! Jones Pierce is among the eighty-four remodeling companies from across the United States to be named winners at the 2016 Chrysalis Awards for Remodeling Excellence. The award judged entries on overall design, the creative use of space and materials, and the degree to which the project…

Undergoing a Modern Transformation

Construction Progress – Modern Transformation Construction is well underway on a modern transformation of a mid-century home. This home is located on a steep, wooded upper Chastain hillside. The exterior walls and roofs are intact and the interior walls are ready for solid partitions. This project features the use of planar site retaining walls to…

New Midtown Residence

Midtown Residence Finished! Construction has finished on this Atlanta Beauty. Now, the first owner is beginning to move in. This home is located on a corner lot in Midtown Atlanta. It is one block from Piedmont Park, one block from the Atlanta Beltline, and one block from Starbucks. Who can ask for more! Check out…