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Topic: Carson Looney

Rustic Elegance Overflows in this Beach House... on Pickwick Lake

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on May 5th, 2017

StyleBlueprintAn LRK-designed second home for a Memphis family was recently featured in StyleBlueprint. The Pickwick Lake home provides space for both unwinding and entertaining guests. Read more.

LRK Home Featured on Houzz

Posted by Katherine Martin on March 3rd, 2017

Houzz - Recently, a client's "do-all" room was featured by a Houzz editor in the idea book "New This Week: 4 Envy-Inducing Laundry Rooms With Clever Storage."

With the goal of economizing space for both the overall size of the house and circulation space required to access the typical multiple special purpose rooms like the utility, home office, wrapping room, sewing/hobby room, etc., all of these spaces and functions are combined into one “do-all room.”

This private residence is located in Nashville, Tenn. Read more

Carson Looney Named One of the 15 Best Architects in Memphis

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on November 23rd, 2016

BuildDirect Blog - Carson Looney has been named to BuildDirect's list of top 15 Memphis architects. Congratulations, Carson! Read more.

Memphis Home Featured in NYT

Posted on November 4th, 2016

The New York Times A Memphis home designed by LRK's Carson Looney was recently featured in The New York Times Real Estate section. This 4,883 square-foot home is contemporary in design on the exterior, featuring a brick and cedar facade, and blends a mix of traditional and contemporary elements on the interior. Read more.

Nailing the Specifics

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on November 6th, 2015

At Home Memphis & MidSouth - An LRK-designed home graces the cover and eight pages of the November issue of At Home Memphis & MidSouth. Homeowners, Leslie and Alper Cetingok, searched with their realtor for over a year to find the perfect house before turning to Carson Looney to design a home custom tailored to their needs. With Carson’s guidance, the home was designed to be light and airy, European in feel, and highly functional and livable. Read more.

It's All In The Details: The Front Porch

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on October 27th, 2015

Best in American Living Magazine - The most recent issue of the NAHB's Best in American Living e-magazine features an article entitled “It’s All in the Details: The Front Porch,” written by Carson Looney. The article includes tips on how to design a great porch and highlights multiple LRK projects. Read more.

Carson Looney to Speak at Seaside Prize Event

Posted by Sophorn Kuoy on February 18th, 2015

“Neighborhood Challenges for a Re-Urbanizing Nation” is the theme for this year’s Seaside Prize Housing Symposium being held this weekend from February 20-22. The four-part symposia is led by 2015 Seaside Prize winners Todd Zimmerman and Laurie Volk, champions of New Urbanism.

Looney Ricks Kiss along with other nationally recognized firms with a strong portfolio modeling New Urbanism have been invited to present on various housing topics. J. Carson Looney, founding principal in charge of residential architecture at LRK, will be presenting in a panel to discuss “21st Century Housing for 21st Century Households.” 

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LRK Show Home Receives 2 Memphis Magazine Home Design Awards

Posted by Sophorn Kuoy on January 12th, 2015

In the inaugural Memphis Magazine Home Design Awards, an LRK show home received awards in two categories – Traditional Kitchen and Dining Room. The home located in Germantown, Tennessee was part of the 2013 Vesta Home Show custom built by David Clark Construction.  Click for photos and for more on the article.

Deliver Smaller Floor Plans that Live Large

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on May 28th, 2014

Builder - This discussion, featuring both J. Carson Looney and Mike Sullivan, focuses on how to design smaller homes with more livability and functionality. Read more.

Focus on Dramatic, Low-Cost Interior Elements

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on May 28th, 2014

Builder - Mike Sullivan and J. Carson Looney share their ideas on how thoughtful design details can create more value for a home. Read more.

Boost Curb Appeal Without Breaking the Bank

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on May 28th, 2014

Builder - This article, with quotes from both J. Carson Looney and Mike Sullivan, explains how designing classic, properly scaled elevations can boost curb appeal while also being cost effective. Read more.

Why Smart Builders Care About Walkability

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on February 28th, 2014

Builder Magazine - J. Carson Looney is quoted in this discussion of the increasing popularity of walkable communities and why designing pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods makes good business sense.