Are you a homeowner dreaming about a renovation project but don?t know where to start? Have you always wondered about your home?s potential? Would you like to do as much work yourself before hiring an architect, designer, or contractor? How about professional advice on common renovation pitfalls and missteps? Have you ?always wanted to be an architect? and want to use your home as a test? Well, roll up your sleeves and get going on a design with the guidance of a professional who has renovated houses in the Bay Area for twenty years! Each class will cover an essential step in the renovation process. The ?studio? environment will allow for group collaboration and constructive critique on the renovation project YOU create during the course.
4/3 - Class I: Pre-Design - How to get started on your remodel
4/10 - Class II: Schematic Design ? Brainstorming
4/17 - Class III: Design Development - Refining a single vision
4/24 - Class IV: Construction Docs ? Permitting and Building
Bill Hansell is a licensed
architect with his own Marin practice having designed dozens of projects in the
Bay Area. He specializes in home renovations and has remodeled numerous
Lucas Valley Eichlers, as well as other mid-century and traditional homes all
around the Bay. He holds a Master Of Architecture from the University of
Virginia and has taught at UC Berkeley and Academy of Art University. He worked
on a variety of projects in Washington, DC, and Los Angeles before moving to
San Francisco in 1994 as a designer with SOM on the International Terminal for
775 Miller Creek Rd.
San Rafael, CA 94903-1323
Office Hours: 9am-5pm, M-F. Closed weekends & major holidays.
Tel. 415.479.0775; Fax 415.479.7759; www.marinwood.org