Southern Living Home Awards
Best Exterior Makeover
Georgia-based architecture firm Historical Concepts brings back the original charm of a jewel box cottage by the water in
Hobe Sound, Florida.
Photo: Jon Whittle, Story by Zoë Gowen
Assorted window styles and an underscale entry created a disjointed look. "The new design made simple, effective changes—a
second entry, similar in size and detailing to the original, was added to balance the facade," says Betty Dowling. Then, new
matching, equally spaced windows gave the exterior a more cohesive and pleasing look.