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14 Jan 2019

Is My Project Too Small for an Architect?

One of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to home building, remodeling or extensions is – do I need an architect? For many homeowners, hiring a residential architect can seem like too high an expense for their project, especially when it seems like a minor project. Here is some advice from custom home architects in NJ on this issue. Do I Need to Hire a Residential Architect? Follow this Simple Rule  Generally speaking, a good rule to follow […]

07 Jan 2019

What are the Top Commercial Architecture Trends for 2019?

Commercial architectural design is a fascinating industry, always pushing the boundaries where business goals and functionality meet creativity and innovation. Office spaces continue to play a pivotal role in the success of a business, from attracting and retaining top talent, optimizing work flows and supporting technological advancement to supporting your brand and the wellness of your employees. Here are some of the leading trends impacting on this industry this New Year. Prioritizing the employee experience: A spill over from the […]

24 Dec 2018

Insulation is Key to a Warm, Comfortable Home

When most people think about a cozy, warm home, they first think of their fireplace or central heating system – but it’s really your insulation that matters the most. Here are some insights to help make sure your new or remodeled home stays warm through the winter. Why do Homes Need Insulation?  Essentially, the purpose of insulation in the home is to create an effective barrier around the building, preventing warm air from escaping in the winter months and keeping […]

17 Dec 2018

Is There Asbestos in Your Commercial Building? How to Remodel Safely

Most people think that asbestos is only a problem that’s found in buildings constructed before 1970, but it’s not true. Asbestos can, by law, still be used in construction and is commonly found in exterior siding insulation, floor tiles, ceiling tiles, wallboards and much more. If you’re planning to remodel, here are some helpful insights from specialists in commercial architecture in NJ. Is Asbestos in Commercial Buildings Safe?  The general consensus is that asbestos is safe in commercial buildings if […]

10 Dec 2018

How to Start Designing Your New Home

Designing and building a new home – whether its reimagining an existing property or starting from scratch – is an exciting journey. You get to define your new lifestyle and a new future through an intense construction process and being prepared is your personal foundation. Here are some tips for helping you start planning the design of your new home with your residential architect. Build your brief: This is a great starting point and it will evolve as you flesh […]