The homeowners’ lovely lot is perched on a hilltop, high above their street and neighbors, with views of faraway treetops and clouds, and a sense of the nearby Potomac River coursing through the forests far below. But the homeowners had always felt their house did not fully engage these beautiful vistas. Their main living s...
During many renovations and additions, we at Hopkins & Porter are asked a very serious question about the feasibility of living in the home during the renovation. On some projects, the answer can be expensive in terms of money, inconvenience and safety. Do you mind “Camping in your own house” while we do the work? Havin...
It began with a phone call to Hopkins & Porter from a client who had received previous design and renovation work. The client had just experienced a “boy meets car” episode; he had researched, test-driven, and fallen in love with a car, specifically a Tesla Model S. He was preparing to place in order for the Tesla ...
Designing and building your dream home is something that everyone hopes to do someday. This is an amazing, once-in-a lifetime opportunity. However, choosing to tackle home design without outside help from experienced professionals can quickly turn a dream home into a nightmare. Using our award-winning design-build process a...