Interior Glass Pocket doors photo by Jim Barcus Kansas City Star

My house is trendy!

What a surprise to be leisurely  reading today’s Kansas City Star House and Home Section and to see a picture of my living room in it. I have written articles for the KC Star. The picture was a from a story about doors I wrote a few years ago. Hard to imagine pocket doors being trendy as they…

Cane that was sign it was the "Dream House"

Looking for the Cane in the Corner

Miracle on 34th Street is one of my favorite holiday movies. Christmas, Santa, NYC, great coats and a dream about a house! Does it get any better? Add in an apartment that has a view of the Macy’s Day Parade. Wow! I grew up in the suburbs so I always dreamed the opposite, an apartment in a…

My daughter and #archidad in front of her Bowdoin College Dorm. Stowe Hall 1996 William Rawn and Associates. Doesn't everyone know the architect for their child's dorm?! Notice the picture includes the entire building!

#archimom and what her kids know

I am an #archimom to three teenagers. I can only hope they have fond childhood memories. My sole proprietor practice is residential,  single family homes with clients that become friends. I also teach a first year Environmental Design Studio at University of Missouri-Kansas City and print make in my tiny amount of free time.  …