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An Examination of the Humble Stair

Anyone who has ever seen Scarlett O’Hara make a dramatic entrance, sweeping down the curving stairs of an antebellum mansion, knows the dramatic impact of a staircase. Less well...

Architects Don’t Do Math

Every architect has probably had the experience of telling a new acquaintance they’re an architect, and being told, “I always wanted to be an architect, but I couldn’t handle...

Four-Legged Design Trends

For many of us, dogs are much more than pets – they’re full-fledged, four-legged, furry family members. After welcoming a dog into your life, it can be hard to...

Deciding on Siding

When designing a new home or remodeling an existing home, the decisions that often have the most visible impact are the ones made regarding exterior finishes. As custom residential...

Interior Paint Selection 101

Did you know that Purple Cherry Architects has a full-service Interior Design team?  Our Interior Design services can be utilized independently or in conjunction with our architectural design services....

Spa Living at Home

With the pace of modern life seemingly increasing all the time and the boundaries of the nine-to-five work day expanding with unceasing electronic communication, who doesn’t sometimes feel the...

Choosing the Right Roofing Material

An old song says “you’re never fully dressed without a smile.” While it might not be as catchy, it’s also true that no house is complete without an attractive...

Inspiration from the Internet

Once upon a time, new clients would come to architectural design meetings with piles of magazines or stacks of binders stuffed full of photos, each one representing an idea....

A Guest House to Remember

Imagine sitting on a screened porch overlooking the Chesapeake Bay, enjoying the autumn breeze while watching the kids catching crabs off of the dock just below. This is just...

Hospice of the Chesapeake: Caring for Life

Philanthropy, purposeful, non-profit, and special needs – these are all likely terms you have heard associated with Purple Cherry Architects for years. That is because the work we do...

Revit and Enscape Technology

You most likely played a video game or two in your life. Anything from Pac-Man to Mario’s World or GoldenEye 007. Video games have all different types of platforms...

Door and Window Installation: Details Make All the Difference

Have you ever walked by a window and felt a cool draft coming in? Looked across the room and saw light shining through the cracks of a door? Has...

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