Open-web Wood Trusses Instead of traditional 2×12 wood floor/roof framing, Rich chose to use open-web wood joists.  These are fabricated in a shop, and are composed of 2x4s and steel plates.  The advantages of open-web joists include increased spans/loading, faster erection times and ease of running mechanical/electrical wiring/piping/ducts through them without drilling. AdvanTech Sub-Flooring Instead […]

The Usual Suspects

Meet the village of people helping Rich Granoff realize his vision on the design and construction side of his new home in Greenwich, Osprey Point.

Designing in 3D

Rich and his son, Jake, use massing to further develop the architecture of Osprey Point. Check out the video rendering of the final design!

Rich turns his big design ideas into diagrammatic floor plans that meet the functional requirements of the home and address program needs, client wishes (the client being his wife Jill) and site specific challenges.

Unlike a bedroom or bathroom count, a spacious kitchen or ample closet space, the qualifications for finding the land for new construction are quite different.