When Scott first revealed the exterior schematic our initial reaction was to the very modern design.
Whoa. So modern! Are you surprised too?
We liked it but after a weekend of eager conversation we've really grown to love it, and while it's more modern than we had envisioned for ourselves, it is truly what we asked for and is incredibly well thought out.
Both the entry and the "back" front a road because we have a corner lot. The patio concept has yet to be developed.
The next phase of this process will include determining exterior materials, developing the construction documents, and a review by the structural engineers.
The budget is also taking shape as we have identified some key materials and products to use for interior flooring and counter tops.
Here are two (skewed) screen shots of the most recent floor plans:
To see how a house like this can be pulled off in the ways we imagine, check out these images from our Houzz.com Ideabooks.