Sep 01 2017
A U.K. couple transforms a century-old barn and outdated home into a modern-day farmhouse with English overtones.
Jan 01 2013
The Rochelle's new "old" farmhouse occupies a rise on a 43-acre site in Alexandria Township. It commands views of a one-acre pond, woods and open fields.
Jul 01 2010
Renovation of the family room included removing outdated wood paneling; designing built-in seating, a television cabinet, and bookcases; and adding cornice trim around the perimeter of the cathedral ceiling. The old family room contained a tiny pass-through window to the old kitchen. Architect Susan M. Rochelle removed the wall to open the space to the new kitchen. Columns between the family room and kitchen (far right in photo) provide structural support and visual separation of the two spaces.
Jan 01 2009
The homeowner wanted a vaulted glassy room that would take advantage of views of the surrounding greenery and the nearby stream. The woodwork mirrors the detailing in the rest of the house. Philip W. Rochelle Building made the rough-sawn western red cedar beams, posts, and gently arching corbels in the craftsman style.