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Trust But Verify, Before It’s Too Late

Trust But Verify, Before It’s Too Late   Quality Control of High Performance Insulation & Sealing on a Full-House Renovation. Even when you hire the best talent, it still takes a team approach to produce the highest quality finished project. The photos you see below were snapped this week at the job site for a Jones Pierce complete renovation & addition residential project in a North Atlanta neighborhood. The house has already been sheathed then insulated with open cell foam. At this point we perform a blower test to find out if/where gaps in the insulation allow air leaks. Addressing gaps in coverage at this stage...

Undergoing a Modern Transformation

Undergoing a Modern Transformation Construction Progress Construction is well underway on a the transformation of a mid-century modern on a steep, wooded upper Chastain hillside. The exterior walls and roofs are intact and the interior walls are ready for solid partitions. This project features the use of planar site retaining walls to create a modern patio layout in the back yard. We’re really excited about this project and we’ll keep you abreast of its’ progress in coming...

New Midtown Residence

New Midtown Residence Construction has finished and its’ first owner has begun moving into this midtown Atlanta beauty, ideally located one block from Piedmont Park, one block from the Atlanta beltline and one block from Starbucks. Who can ask for more! Next month, after the owners have settled in, we will be taking extensive photos of the interior and posting them on this website. Stay...

Pattern Recognition in Custom Residential Design

Pattern Recognition in Custom Residential Design Living in harmony with your home. As I toured a potential clients’ home for the first time I recognized the classic 1990’s suburban entry pattern. I could either chose the “friends” entry”, the direct route from the driveway, or choose the hike to the front door on the other side of the yard. I was directed to the friendly approach, up 6 slightly listing risers of an uncovered stair, through a 24? wide door into a small laundry room/mudroom with backpacks, jackets and laundry covering most surfaces. Popping out of a seeming hidden door to the kitchen, I surprised...

Families First Construction Progress

Families First Construction Progress Back in 2014 Jones Pierce was asked to transform a former Atlanta Public Schools building (est. 1928) into the new headquarters for Families First, a prominent and highly regarded Atlanta-based family services foundation.  For the last 125 years, Families First has been providing empowering solutions for Atlanta’s most vulnerable population by connecting, strengthening and sustaining families. This large scale adaptive reuse project protected an existing structure by completely renovating/customizing the interior while leaving the historically significant portion of the structure and...

Lake Arrowhead Custom Home

Lake Arrowhead Custom Home Learn more about this sustainable home built to "passive house" standards and see completed images.

Lake Martin Passive House

Lake Martin Passive House Our first completed passive house was featured in Lake Martin's Lake Magazine. Click to read the article.

Buckhead Ranch Renovation

Buckhead Ranch Renovation Renovation design for a vacant ranch on a 2 acre lot on West Wesley in Buckhead.

Passive Design

Passive Design Learn about our first passive house and the science behind it.

Virginia Highland Whole Home Renovation

Virginia Highland Whole Home Renovation Progress pictures on this bungalow renovation in Virgina Highland.

Archive Projects – Decatur Mixed-Use Development

Archive Projects – Decatur Mixed-Use Development Many of our projects over the years go unbuilt and fade away. Is 2013 the year some of these projects come back?

Big Canoe Renovation Part 2

Big Canoe Renovation Part 2 Updated construction progress photos.

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