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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...

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...

An Urban Oasis in Harbor East

Purple Cherry Architects was excited to take on a new challenge when we were offered the opportunity to design a 3,400 square-foot urban condominium. A client for whom we...

Ronald McDonald House: The House that Love Built

If you are a follower of PCA posts on social media, you will see everything from exciting project updates, to blogs filled with interesting tidbits, to fun-filled event pictures...

Announcing the Pantone Color of 2020

New decade, new Pantone color. A crisp blue hue, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is timeless. You may wonder, who is Pantone and why do they select a new color...

Building Your Custom Home In Real Time

As a client, how can you avoid paying for a new custom home you don’t want? Here’s how. Make sure you know what you’re getting before you have it...

What do you Meme?

A Meme is a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc., that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly by online users. They have taken over the...

The Design Process

The Journey from Concept to Completion Architectural design is not a job when you are a passionate architect who loves your profession. Rather, it is a design process that...

Behind the Scenes: Shop Drawings

As anyone knows who has been through a complex construction project, thousands of decisions large and small must be made to bring a design vision to reality. From major...

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