Remember last September? I'm glad I took pictures.
This is the week of stone. It's going to change everything.
I'm been talking with the architect / builder Bob DeFiore of Portico all along but as an amateur I get stuck on the way it looks today,
or the next day,
or the next.
What Bob knew all along was that the stone on the foundation, on the steps, making an arch, running all the way to the top of the gable would unify and balance everything. And it would be a sculpture in itself. Well I'm starting to get it.
This week the masons arrived, put up their scaffolds, and started work. I am very excited. We're all going to see it soon.
Thanks so much,
P.S. Atlantans: I'm attending the 2010 Philip Trammell Shutze Awards on February 20th. You should too. In the run up to the awards I'm doing a batch of posts about Shutze in my "neighborhood." I'm working on a post about Shutze's Emory University Hospital.
It has some of the beefiest door and window molding in town.
Thanks to Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps on the Porch.