John Henry Architect offers the following services:
New Designs based on unique program for client. We
can create Schematics only or continue into Design Development and Construction
Documents with options for Construction Administration. Fixed rate for
drawings, see Fee Schedule here; hourly rate for
Project Observation, Contractor Selection, Contract Administration, review of
Shop Drawings and other items.
Sales of existing pre-designed homes, with any changes as
required. See this web portfolio and
contact us for descriptive
information about any homes featured herein or let us search for you based on
Reworking/redesign of floor plans/ facade- elevation
designs by others --offering critiques of the floor plan and elevations.
See samples for elevations below. Rate based on size of home.
Preliminary discussions of potential lots and general
designs based on topography/views/landscape/micro and macro climate, local
building and design codes. Hourly rate.
Contact John Henry to discuss
Remodeling - Before/After
- Additions, Redesign, Takeover Projects
Our projects vary in size, style and scope -- from starter homes to luxury
estates. In the latter category, these large mansions comprise 50% of our
work. Takeover projects, designs that were started by others and that have
been given over to us to redesign in elevation/ plan and to create interior
details, now make up 30% of our total billings. The projects illustrated
below speak for themselves.
Schematic STUDY FLOOR PLANS available at $2,500 under 6,000 SF
and $5,000 up to 12,000 SF, credited to any Plan Purchase!
Before remodeling 6,800 SF Malibu Pacific Coast Highway ranch
style home above--- After below @ 8,800 SF Beaux Arts Classical style estate
with two story Foyer and grand stair, upper Master Suite with double Study,
views over coastline in back
Before: 9,000 SF Med design above; After: 9,000 SF
Med design below with adjusted plate heights, roof pitch, and
before above, after below
This project was started by another architect and then
redesigned in elevation and interior detailing. We maintained the basic
plan, as the contractor had poured footings and steel had been ordered.
(above and below)
A custom estate received its inspiration at mid-point in
the exterior elevation development package. We were commissioned to
re-design the exterior elevations, verify and suggest improvements to the floor
plans, and re-create the interior elevations. The Owner wishes that the
neo-Baroque facade picks up details from the Paris Opera, a 19th century
Mere Belle, detail of front entry (below). The original
conception was changed from a somewhat medieval design (see front elevation
above) to a Renaissance Fantasy when turrets, a central arch with voussoirs and
more refined details were incorporated.
Mere Belle, the celebrated eclectic Mediterranean villa in
Orlando Florida, will be remodeled with a domed central Great Room (see
Several exterior details have been modified and extra space added to the ground
(basement) level. See Ultra-Custom Services.
This is a spec home designed for Premier Homes in Austin
Texas. We redesigned the exterior facade and consulted on interior
Mr. Miller came to us with an artist's canvas (T.Kinkade), top
left). We proposed the rendering and new design (middle). Mr.
Miller is now happily residing in the finished home (above right).
Historic '20's style home above, after
redesign and expansion below
Small bungalow, 1940s before above and after below
This is a builder spec 'French Country'
style house. Proportions needed to be recast and several
elements redesigned. Roof pitch needed to be steeper to
match period style. Note cresting at top ridge. This
everyday design was transformed into an elegant French
castle with Renaissance touches
Cost to purchase most existing
plan designs is $4.90/ SF typ. for
Permit Set drawings, $3.30/SF for Schematic Design only (see each description for
plan contents/availability) NOTE: We do not
have plan books nor send copies of our floor plans unless we are
under contract. Please
contact us to receive typical contract form, or set an
appointment to view most of our work at our Orlando office.
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