2018 | Residential Buildings | 1st Place

Jim & Diana Burke Home
Built By:
Tom Black-Foreman Walters Buildings
Waddy, KY
Building use, importance, and newsworthiness: Customer wanted a rustic country home with wrap around porches. No steps into the home, handicap accessible bedroom and showers, reclaimed oak barn wood floors, Timber frame, post frame, stick frame over a full basement, Geo Thermal heating & air. Glass sunroom.

Unique features: Combination of many architectural designs and construction materials for the vision the home owners had. Live edge counter tops, sliding barn doors in interior, western red cedar trim. On exterior and porch, mountain stone hardie shingle, dormers, decorative cedar trusses, custom designed Timber Frame trusses, exposed steel beams.

Post-frame advantage: Post Frame gave advantage of working with large windows, dormers, timber frame, steel beams and I-joists and combine these features seamlessly plus the ability to incorporate different wall cladding materials on exterior

Cost per Sq. Ft.: $121

Duration to complete: 252