Client Stories

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Home Is Where The Heart Is

All families are destined to grow. And when the time comes that everyone must fit under one roof, it’s best to feel comfortable, not cramped. That’s when our clients looked …

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Top of the Hills

Looking to escape the city life and rediscover their roots, our clients imagined their dream home to be large enough to accommodate for their growing family’s needs — but not …

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Lower Level Love

A home that is all too familiar with Meadowlark projects takes another leap; this time remodeling a unique lower level that draws no comparisons. In an effort to make the …

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Witty and Whimsical

Purchased in 2010, the homeowners wanted to improve their experience and spaces within the home with the need of accommodating spaces for their growing family. Green technologies were a priority …

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Water Hill Wonder

Originally built as a spec home in 2017, this home had standard builder grade finishes which presented us with a blank canvas to design and implement the desires of our …

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Arboretum House

Our clients purchased this lot, on which formerly stood a George Brigham mid-century modern home. The previous owners had the home deconstructed, and were selling the impeccable old-growth lumber from …

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Forest Green Home

These clients originally came to us to remodel their kitchen. After seeing what was possible with a new home however, they decided they would rather sell their home and build …

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First on the Block

This duplex of two luxury homes in the Water Hill neighborhood were Ann Arbor’s first LEED Platinum and LEED Gold certified homes. Built on spec by Meadowlark, they were among …

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The Not So Big House

This house, straight out of the pages of Sarah Susanka’s wildly popular Not-So-Big®House book series, is a classic that lives large while being on the smaller side. Originally designed as …

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Pushing the Envelope

As scientists and educators, our clients were interested in pushing the boundaries of how buildings could become more efficient. As environmentalists, they wanted to get as close to a carbon-neutral …

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Arts and Crafts Goes Green

Our clients wanted a custom home to comfortably accommodate their immediate family of four — or 40 if the relatives were all in town. Privacy from neighbors on this urban site, low maintenance, …

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Tranquil Legacy

This is the second modern home built on this site by two generations of the same family. Overlooking South Pond at the confluence of Ann Arbor’s Mallets and Swift Run …

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Old West Side Sunroom Remodel

Natural light in any home brings about an energetic, warm, and open feeling. To improve the functionality of our client’s Victorian home, Meadowlark saw the advantage of using an existing …

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Fit for a Queen

Originally built in 1894, this Queen Anne Victorian in Ann Arbor has a long list of university dignitaries who have called it home. The home had not been updated in …

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A Charming Cape Cod

Originally built in 1950, this small Cape Cod had lots of charm, but was in dire need of some 21stcentury updates. Our clients wanted a retreat where they could entertain …

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Progression of Space

The homeowners wanted to improve their experience of approaching and entering their home, with the need for many energy efficient upgrades and love to other areas of their home. They …

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Transformation in Stages

Meadowlark’s first project! When the homeowners purchased this pre-1830’s Ann Arbor home in 2003, it had fallen into a state of severe disrepair. In order to save the home, the …

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21st Century Tudor

This home in a neighborhood of beautiful Tudors had wonderful bones, but the segregated spaces made it dark and disconnected. After an extensive remodel, traffic nodes have been aligned to …

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Home, Unplugged

This Asian take on a modern home arose from collaboration with a client who was passionate about design. Deeply interested in modern architecture, she wanted to pay homage to her …

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