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adaptive Reuse-Reduce sprawl

August 24, 2010

What is it? The practice of re-appropriating existing structures for new purposes, is a concept that has become an important factor in the reduction of sprawl and the survival of our environment.  In several instances, the technology of Industrial and manufacturing processes has altered space and configuration requirements.  Perhaps a company has gone out of […]

Why Architects? Understanding the Process

August 19, 2010

Here are some significant items to consider when planning a building project.  Perhaps you are considering a new building, planning for a second floor addition or expanding the existing first floor footprint.  What ever the project or complexity may be, hiring an Architect is the sensible place to start.  You will quickly learn that many entities […]

What does Sustainability mean to you?

August 9, 2010

GREEN – What does Sustainability mean to you? This being my first post I wanted to touch upon a hot topic that has gained some serious traction in the design and construction industry over the past decade and will become even more imperative as our lives and the environment continue to revolutionize for decades to […]