January 31st, 2017 by Darcy

Your home in Hawaii will be far more valuable when you have an architect on your side … both for intrinsic reasons (like fitting your lifestyle) and for extrinsic reasons (getting more bang for your housing budget). Part 1 of 4 First and foremost, your architect is your advocate. An architect has a fiduciary duty to […]

January 25th, 2017 by Darcy

Wow, a spectacular condominium, front and center to the Pacific ocean and the swaying palm trees! What a choice: a swim in the pool or in the ocean? (Click images to enlarge.) If your wish is for lavish interiors, look at these:  Email me for specifics about the finest Honolulu properties on the market today!

January 19th, 2017 by Darcy

Totally off the grid homes do not need to look like hobbit houses. The home featured below is what we call luxury living off the grid. (More info below the photograph.) This home is not connected to the power grid. The PV system with batteries provides for 100% of the power needs all year long. The house […]

January 11th, 2017 by Darcy

Don’t underestimate or undervalue what can be done with minor and major renovations to the existing housing stock. Buying a home in a great neighborhood that may need some work may be the best investment and decision. It is certainly good for the planet. Everything that has already been constructed or manufactured has what is […]

January 5th, 2017 by Darcy

No design or home is complete without factoring in the family pets. After all, they are an important and integral part of the family. Most often when renovating or buying a home, needs of four footed family members are not considered. We believe homes should function well for all family members for their entire lives. […]