12 Mar 2018
custom home architects

How to Prepare for Your First Meeting with Your Architect

Building a home is usually a project that our clients have thought about and planned for over many years – even their entire lives – and your initial meeting with your architect is the first step towards bringing that dream to life. Here’s how to prepare for it to ensure you have all the information you need to go forward. Create a project brief: This might sound intimidating, but it’s a very useful way of ensuring you are expressing your […]

06 Mar 2018

Inside the Top Trends of Modern Commercial Architecture

The workspace has transformed over the last ten years from a classic – often unimaginative – and rigid structure to something far more dynamic, creative and aware of its place in the wider community. This change shows no sign of slowing down in 2018, bringing with it exciting trends that will have a lasting impact on commercial building design and commercial architecture in NJ and around the world. The Unconventional Workspace  One of the biggest commercial building design trends for […]

26 Feb 2018
custom home architects

Do you Need an Architect for a Home Remodel?

Home remodeling is one of the best ways to add value and lifestyle benefits to a property in an affordable way. These projects are usually undertaken on a strict budget, so it’s no surprise that people look for ways where they can cut unnecessary costs – but is an architect one of them? Here’s some information to help you decide. The Size and Complexity of your Home Remodel  One of the first things to consider is how complex or large-scale […]

19 Feb 2018

The Role of the Architect in Commercial Building Projects

With so many different contractors and companies involved in the creation of a commercial building, there is often confusion over who is responsible for what role. Here’s some insight into the role of a commercial architect on a project. Limited or Full-Service Commercial Architect?  A full-service architect is responsible for the widest range of services during the design, conception, planning and construction of a commercial project. The client can decide to choose the full package of services or a limited […]

12 Feb 2018
Arts and Crafts Architecture

Tips for Building a Green Home – Without Breaking the Bank

People are becoming more and more aware of their impact on the environment, from the transport they use and the food they eat to lifestyle choices that they make – and building a home is no different. For many people, building a home that has a minimal impact on the environment is a dream come true – but it can cost a whole lot more to achieve. Here are some tips from a leading residential architect on how to keep […]