Today, there are numerous options for building your new home. Contractors, builders and designers are everywhere. Pre-drawn home plans are in the backs of nearly every home and garden magazine. New developments offer customization. The options are nearly endless. So why bother hiring an architect?
A home is a functioning, living space that can enhance and improve your quality of life when designed well. A well-designed home is beautiful, unique and proportional. It also must function according to your wants, desires and needs. It is custom to you, your family and your budget down to the tiniest detail. And design is the life-long obsession of an architect.
At 71, Jones has plenty of memories of his own with more than 40 years’ experience as a residential architect, a productive stretch as the acclaimed protégé of Time magazine-approved, Creole-inspired icon A. Hays Town, and decades as one of the more prolific and unique home designers in Baton Rouge.
Here’s the scene – myself, my lovely wife Rebecca, my 5 year old daughter and twin two year olds living in 700 square feet of space surrounded by dirt, dust, roofing nails and exposed wiring. If this sounds like a bad idea to you, you would be right. I know from personal experience having just “completed” […]