1989 – 1996 Owner of SKETCH Construction
Specializing in woodscaping design and installation. Built over 500 decks, screen porches, gazebos, retaining walls, fences, arbors, trellises in all parts of the Triangle and North Carolina.
Custom work included: Lake Gaston,
Covered Bridge 1993 Farrell’s Creek Subdivision in Eastern Chatham County
Plumcreek Estate – A great example of the “Not So Big” approach to residential architecture, which has been popularized by Sarah Susanka. My design way back in 1981 began with the “build better, not bigger” philosophy and evolved into a modular incremental add-on flexibility.
The idea of building a small, affordable cottage and then expanding over the years into a larger house is a very old idea, and one that was used all over America (and the world) until the past century.