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awards

2014

Houzz – Best of Houzz – Design

Houzz – Best of Houzz – Customer Satisfaction

2013

NARI Awards – 1st place – Entire House 250k-500k

NARI Awards – 1st place – Residential Interior under $100k

NARI Awards – 1st place – Residential Exterior $100k and over

NARI Awards – 1st place – Residential Kitchen over 120k

Qualified Remodeler – Top 500 – project name

Remodeling Magazine – Big50 – project name

Houzz – Best of Houzz – Design

2012

NARI Awards – Grand Prize – 'Project of the Year'

NARI Awards – 1st place – Residential Interiors 100K and over

NARI Awards – 1st place – Residential Additions 100-250K

NARI Awards – 1st place – Entire House 250-500K

Remodeling Magazine – Grand Award - Design/Build $100-$250K


recognitions

2013

"Houzz Tour: A Marinwood Eichler Evolves." – Houzz – Dec 2013.

"Local Companies Earn Design and Construction Awards" – Berkeley Times – Nov 2013.

"Piedmont Kitchen Remodel Wins Award for local Design Firm." – Piedmont Patch – Nov 2013.

"Shoup Multi-functional Residence and Office by building Lab" – Inthralld – Aug 2013.

2011

"Shipping Container Conversion." – Home DSGN – Mar 2011.

"California Builder Transforms Backyard Into Shipping Container Work Space." – Inhabitat – Mar 2011.

"How to Remodel an Existing Lot in Oakland." – Slow Home Studio – Mar 2011.

"Creating an Urban Oasis: A Green Live-Work Space Blooms on a Gritty City Lot." – GreenBuildingAdvisor.com – Feb 2011.

"Creative Re-use in Oakland." – Dwell – Feb 2011.

"Older Home Goes Modern With 'In-The-Box' Thinking." – The Piedmonter – Jan 2011.

"Older Piedmont Home Goes Green With 'In-The-Box' Thinking." – Contra Costa Times – Jan 2011.


publications

Michael Litchfield, "In-laws, Outlaws, and Granny Flats." Taunton Press. 2011.

Michael Litchfield, "Renovation 4th Edition: Completely Revised and Updated." Taunton Press." 2011.