M E A S U R I N G A N D A N A L Y Z I N G T H E S I T E
In the event that architect’s drawings are either unavailable or don’t provide us with the
information we need, either I or my assistant will visit the site, typically for two hours or so
to take measurements. We will measure the house, its doors and windows, as well
as major trees, the driveway and other major landmarks to enable us to proceed with the drawings.
ABOVE: Gardens, pergola, stonework and pool in a Maryland garden. See chapter 11 in
Small Buildings, Small Gardens for the complete story of this garden.