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Topic: Single Family

Two LRK Projects Awarded Best in American Living Awards

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on January 16th, 2018

Two LRK projects were awarded 2017 Best in American Living Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Bexley won a Platinum Award in the Single-Family Community 100 Units & Over category and The Chisca on Main received a Gold Award in the Adaptive Reuse Multifamily category. Winners were announced on January 10th at the NAHB International Builders' Show.

Now in its 34rd year, BALA recognizes outstanding achievement by builders and design professionals in all sectors of the residential housing industry including single-family production, custom, multifamily, affordable, remodeling, community and interiors. 

LRK Designed Outbuilding Featured on Houzz

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on May 1st, 2017

Houzz - An outbuilding designed by LRK was recently featured as one of the eight most popular outbuildings on Houzz in 2017. Read more.

Peek Inside an Artist’s Abode

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on April 27th, 2017

inRegister - An LRK renovation in Baton Rouge is featured in this month's issue of inRegister. 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

LRK to Provide Architectural Services for Baton Rouge Development

Posted by Katherine Martin on November 16th, 2016

The Advocate - LRK's Baton Rouge office is working with Bardwell Homes to design homes for a five-home site called Hilltop Place in the Southdowns neighborhood of Baton Rouge. The homes will be situated on half-acre lots with a nod to 1940s architectural styles. 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.

The Southern Home, Refined

Posted by Katherine Martin on September 14th, 2016

inRegister - LRK's Mike Sullivan describes one of the trends in the Baton Rouge residential marketplace as one of an "edited Southern vernacular." LRK Baton Rouge recently designed "a new Southern farmhouse" for Bardwell Homes, which emphasizes simplicity while mixing the best of the old and the new. Read more

LRK Featured in Signature Homes

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on March 15th, 2016

Signature Homes - LRK is proud to share our profile in the upcoming book Signature Homes. This book contains one-of-a-kind homes crafted by the nation's leading architects and builders. Be sure to look for a printed copy of Signature Homes in bookstores in the upcoming months. 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.

Common Ground

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on March 31st, 2015

inRegister - Located in the Bocage neighborhood of Baton Rouge, this renovation is a perfect combination of old and new, modern and antique. The existing home had “good bones,” but LRK’s Mike Sullivan helped reconfigure the spaces to accommodate a modern family lifestyle and to provide an ideal floor plan for entertaining. Read more.

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.

Relaxed Living in Baton Rouge

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on May 15th, 2014

Builder Perkins Lane, a mixed-use infill development in the heart of Baton Rouge just minutes away from Louisiana State University, was designed with open floor plans that maximize indoor/outdoor relationships and feature large, usable courtyards. Read more.

The Preserve at Harveston

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on April 17th, 2014

The Preserve at Harveston is a new 1,400-acre pedestrian-oriented TND in Baton Rouge. Inspired by classic southern neighborhoods and streetscapes, phase one of The Preserve at Harveston features gracious homes, a community center, pool, walking trails, a 15-acre park, and lakes, all nestled amongst a nature preserve. LRK provided planning services and architecture for single family homes and the village post office.  Phase one is currently under construction.

To a Tee

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on April 16th, 2014

inRegister - The April issue of inRegister magazine features an LRK-designed home in Baton Rouge. Mike Sullivan designed this comfortable home for Lisette and Andres Prieto to meet the needs of their family's active lifestyle and reflect the region's vernacular architecture.

LRK Vesta Home Wins Multiple Awards

Posted by Sophorn Kuoy on November 20th, 2013

Vesta Home Silverton by LRK and builder David Clark Construction wins Best Home Design, Best Master Suite, Best Special Feature & Best Interior Design at the 2013 Vesta Home Show in Germantown, TN. Read More.