A Room with a View – Maximizing Potential in Existing Space

When purchasing a waterfront home, the ability to enjoy a gorgeous sunrise or sunset and savor water views from every possible space is critical.  Smaller rooms where people find themselves spending a great deal of time may serve an important function but offer little or no opportunities to enjoy the beauty beyond the walls. A […]

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Creating Client-Centered Spaces in New Commercial Construction

From people to pets, creating modern, functional and comfortable spaces not only creates a great first impression but allows medical professionals to most effectively use their commercial property to deliver 21st century care.  Today doctors find themselves revisiting the age-old waiting rooms and exam tables with an eye on open spaces that facilitate patient privacy […]

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What is Building Information Modeling?

For 20 years now, our firm has used ArchiCad 3D modeling software to design buildings.  It has evolved during that time into a 3D Building Information Modeling (BIM) software which allows us to model a virtual building in the computer.  When we “draw a plan” we’re actually creating a virtual three-dimensional model of the building […]

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Why Should I Hire an Architect?

Architecture is part art and part science. In school, the architect learns about the art of architecture, about making buildings and spaces aesthetically pleasing by applying time-tested theories of artistic design.  The architectural student also learns the science of architecture that allows them to design a structure that will resist the many forces that are […]

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