Building A Combination of Energy Efficiency With Personal Flair

Standing in the kitchen of architect Harry Hunt’s Stowe home, leaning against the poured-concrete countertop, you can see nearly every part of the first floor. There’s the open living room, with a couch, cozy window seat and plenty of books (but no television). There are wrought-iron lights from Hubbardton Forge, which hang from the ceiling and illuminate the simple wooden dining room table. And there’s a view through the windows in any direction you care to look. Continue reading “Building A Combination of Energy Efficiency With Personal Flair”

A Traditional Victorian Home Architecture

The rear elevation. The landscaping is by Duane Ensing Landscape Design. A patio just below the kitchen level is one of four outdoor living spaces. “As soon as I walked onto the site—it was a vacant lot that was quite over-grown with blackberry bushes—I could see that it was a special lot,” says Miller, “and the right thing was going to work very well.” Continue reading “A Traditional Victorian Home Architecture”

Funding Apartment Renovations Using Tax Break

Kaylee Moutminy, a student at NHTI, outside the Riverbridge Apartments in Allenstown this week. Derry-based developer Al Croteau purchased the 41-unit Riverbridge Apartments that overlook the Suncook river in late April for $1.4 million and has since been busy rehabilitating the once-dilapidated building’s inside and outside. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff Continue reading “Funding Apartment Renovations Using Tax Break”