August 17, 2021 When we consider amenities for designing multi-family complexes, the focus lies typically with the “indoor spaces,” but what about outdoor spaces? How to make the best use of the entire site to improve the quality of life of residents? The awkward patches of grass and filthy fenced-in gravel patches they call dog ..
Urban living is becoming more desirable and more attractive. Townhome communities are looking to redefine the urban living experience with brand new unique amenities. New townhome communities are popping up everywhere because people are wanting to downsize, or enjoy the idea of low outdoor maintenance, or the idea of having many neighbors to socialize with. ..
Our very own Lily Wenbao shares her perspective on placemaking in architecture. To make a place a Place Lily Wenbao “…Not every “place” (with a lowercase p) is a “Place” (with a capital P). More specifically, not every “place” in the city is so important to the public health, safety, and welfare that the city ..
Our very own Paul Brady discusses architectural design strategies for homes like split-levels, kitchen enhancements, and cutting cost on materials at this year’s IBS Attainability Panel. With home prices and costs rising, residential attainability is one of today’s most talked-about issues in our industry. In this session, three forward-thinking residential architects and a leading housing ..
Qualifications To Become an Architect There is a common misconception surrounding the architectural field. Many assume that working for an architectural firm — or even within the field — gives claim to the title of “architect.” However, in order to be considered an architect in the United States, you must be licensed in at least ..
Pet Design Trends When you’re building a new home, you need to consider all members of your family, including the family pet. According to a national pet owners survey, 68% of U.S. households have a four-legged friend at home. While designing a home to suit your needs may be stressful, incorporating your furry friend into ..
Regency at RidgeGate Receives Design Honors The year’s most outstanding work in residential real estate sales and marketing was honored by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) at the National Sales and Marketing Awards gala (known as “The Nationals”), one of the building industry’s most prestigious events. Hosted by the NAHB National Sales and ..
Why should you hire an architect? Until you have been down in the thick of a building project, you probably don’t understand what a maze it is. There are so many rules, regulations, laws, design decisions, contractors and so forth, that it is extremely difficult for someone not actively in the industry to navigate the ..