urbanorder architecture is a design firm dedicated to reviving, reusing and rethinking architecture. Services include new home design, renovations, additions, historic reuse consultation and construction management.
The 2016 Short North Tour of Homes and Gardens is happening on Sunday. We are happy to have worked on 3 of the 9 homes that will be featured: 737 Kerr Street, 328 W Sixth Avenue and 1243 Neil Avenue. Our own Steve Hurtt will be house captain at 737 Kerr Street where we took a small duplex and turned it into one house, adding a master suite and garage. Here are a few BEFORE pictures so stop by and see what it looks like today and help support the Short North Civic Association! Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 day of. Day of tickets will be sold in front of PNC Bank at 763 Neil Ave. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit tour.shortnorthcivic.org. ... See MoreSee Less
With no backyards, where do all those new inner-city Columbus residents head for their summer barbecues? Up to the roof. In the past few years, rooftop terraces have gone from novel to common on new urban apartment and condo buildings crunched for outdoor space. “We knew we had to have some exterior...
Hey - we’re excited - urbanorder won the 2016 Chrysalis Award for Whole House Remodel! We want to congratulate Owner/Contractor Bruce Shumard on the amazing job he did on the renovation - turning a derelict warehouse into cool, modern condominiums. (FYI - the Chrysalis Awards program is a design competition started in 1994 and recognizes work in residential and commercial design across the nation).
You can see more pictures of the project at: urbanorder.com/portfolio_item/prescott-place-1/ AND urbanorder.com/portfolio_item/prescott-place-2/ ... See MoreSee Less
After much work, and lots of help from Kris Harrison and Gina Cronley at Orbit Design (orbitdesign1.com), we are excited to officially launch our totally re-designed website! Check it out at urbanorder.com. ... See MoreSee Less
This is one of our projects under construction in Pennsylvania. We are removing a 2-story side porch that wasn't very functional and creating a mudroom on the first floor and a new master bath on the second floor. We are keeping the original roof (hence the supports). The exterior walls will be 'paneled' to give it a porch aesthetic and provide a nice contrast to the brick house. ... See MoreSee Less
“The building looks hip and urban, as if it had been plucked from the warehouse districts of New York or Chicago. Its prominent sawtooth roof and large windows blend with other industrial buildings on the same street. The massive wood ceiling and open staircase lend light and spaciousness to the whole design.”
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