Preparing For Your First Virtual Visit With Your Architect

The much-anticipated day is soon approaching.  You have made the exciting decision to design and build your new home.  You have scoured countless Pinterest photos, perhaps previewed mounds of electronic home plans, conducted numerous “drive-bys” and snapped pics of homes you admire and searched your search engines at full speed.  But now it is time […]

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Why Hire an Architect?

Building a new home, renovating space or constructing a new office is an exciting, yet often stressful, time for most people.  Few people are well-versed on the complicated process of construction and find themselves in a puzzle of many pieces including design options, zoning laws, contractor selection, building codes, environmental impacts and so on.  Architects are a […]

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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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