April 15, 2013
The New York Times

by Elizabeth A. Harris

Going Up A Few Feet And Hoping To Avoid A Storm’s Path

“Jim and Leah Hogan are doing some work on their house. The ground floor is stripped down to the bones, the lawn is all dug up, and sunlight is streaming inside from unusual places, like up through gaps in the floorboard and right in through the fireplace.”

“A lot of people’s homes are not going to be very pretty when they’re done,” said Peter Cummings, who along with his partner Jose-Miguel Albaine, has designed the Hogans’ revamped house, and done so to look as if that height had been intended all along, he said. “

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