Massachusetts architect Chris Novelli joined me in this episode to discuss common mistakes that people make while undertaking a renovation to their house. If you enjoyed this episode then you will enjoy Chris’ podcast for homeowners, Home Design Academy. Chris has a book for homeowners coming out soon, working title is Your Guide to Residential Design and Construction Projects,What to Expect and Plan for: An In-Depth Guide to Understanding Each Phase of Designing and Constructing your Custom Home

About our guest:

Chris Novelli runs his own architectural firm, n3 architecture. Prior to launching n3 architecture, Chris served as a project architect for over 20 years at Studio One, Inc in Springfield, MA where he designed, managed and completed over 100 successful projects. Project types included multifamily housing, affordable senior housing, office and business use, restaurants, historic preservation, educational, religious, community and more.

Chris Novelli has taught architectural design studios and construction project management classes at the Boston Architectural College and at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.


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Links: to download his 5 tips to get started on your project and to get book updates


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