The Timber Frame Advantage
Hybrid Timber Framing will give you the warm experience of adding exposed beam construction to your custom house plan without the inflexibility associated with full timber frame home building. Timber homes that utilize the right balance of post and beam construction, have a clear advantage in value and enjoyment; fully capable of modern architecture style, rustic, farmhouse, open concept, classic, euro, and craftsman. The cost-per-square footage depends on your choices throughout the design process, and the style possibilities are endless.
“The Sworn Enemies of Ugly Timber Framing”
Regarding ugly timber construction aesthetics, we can learn from the following of examples for setting the context and getting beam proportions right.
A project by an unknown builder. To the untrained eye, this timber frame porch and accents may seem ok, but imagine how good this could look with the following suggested changes:
If this had been your plan, and ATF was hired, these tweaks would have been applied to a 3D model before putting together your timber frame package. As you know, ugly can go much deeper than just post and beam design aesthetics, it could be in attitudes, communication and experiences. You can avoid this by hiring the right team members for your custom home design. Avoiding ugly floor plans & post and beam construction is all discussed in-depth in the book “The Art of Hybrid Timber Framing.”
The Proven Process
30-90 Minute Brainstorm: Is our timber framing company the right fit for you?
Design Phase: Using 3D Modeling, let’s create your ideal custom timber frame design.
Crafting & Install: After crafting your timber frame package, your project comes to life during the installation.
The fastest way to explore your custom timber project possibilities, and what it will cost, is to schedule a 30-90 minute brainstorm.