say la V

June 26th 2014 Comments: 5

With theatrical interiors by Susan Ferrier of McAlpine Booth and Ferrier, this new eatery has instantly been placed on the gastronomical map. Helmed by McAlpine Tankersley partner David Baker, every glamorous trick in the book was pulled to conjure spaces dramatic enough to house the gastric and vinous delights awaiting … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Restaurant Design

open house: gulf getaway

June 19th 2014 Comments: 12

With the first hint of summer season in the air, our sails naturally lilt toward the call of the sea. Salt air tickles the senses and flashbacks of the annual sweaty, sandy visits of our childhood conjure remembrances of all things coastal. We’ve been honored with a number of commissions … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Rosemary Home

collaborative efforts: kaiser trabue landscape architects

June 12th 2014 Comments: 6

This is the first in a series of posts focusing on some of the brilliant folks we collaborate with on a regular basis. Like any good team, they make us shine in the spotlight and deserve their own ovation. Mike Kaiser of Kaiser Trabue Landscape Architects is just that type … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Outdoors

a roof over your head

June 5th 2014 Comments: 13

Years ago, I was working with a client and the topic of roof material arose.  I started talking about all the options appropriate for her new house and she exclaimed “Before this discussion, I don’t think I’ve ever even looked at a roof before!”  I was shocked. I then realized … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Gardens