Springtime Progress in Old Lyme, CT

Springtime Progress in Old Lyme, CT

This house is one of our many projects under construction right now that puts a gambrel roof line into the sky.  It is one of the larger houses, contributing seven gables to the gambrel tally.  At the end of a long and winding driveway, just about a quarter mile deep into an acreage of Connecticut woods,  it feels very […]

Construction Progress in Old Lyme, CT

Construction Progress in Old Lyme, CT

I visited the building site of one of our current projects recently.  This is a new house being constructed in Old Lyme, deep into a wooded flag lot with good acreage and such elevation as to provide distant, uninterrupted views as far as the eye can see.  This site is at the very north edge of Old […]

A Collection of Gambrels

A Collection of Gambrels

Over the past several months, many gambrel roof gables have sprung from our “drawing boards”.  In fact one of our house projects, all on its own, contributes eight full gables to the count (it’s a good-sized house). The design of a gambrel roof involves the keeping of a ticklish balance.  Too narrow and it looks […]