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07 May 2024
Insights into Green Architecture and Sustainability for a Greener Future

Insights into Green Architecture and Sustainability for a Greener Future

The value of green architecture for commercial and residential buildings should not be underestimated. Commercial green property management is a growing industry, and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) states: “Energy and environmental performance are emerging as key benchmarks in how commercial real estate buildings are judged and priced in today’s market.” In this article, our architectural firm in New Jersey will discuss in more depth, answering the most frequently asked questions regarding the intent and benefits of green sustainable […]

22 Apr 2024

The Importance of Accessibility in Architecture

Great architectural design is inclusive to everyone, especially those with physical limitations. The value of accessibility in architecture should never be underestimated. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),  1 in 4 adults in the United States have some type of disability. Every person with a disability must cross a street and access shopping centers, health facilities, offices, hotels, and homes. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)  is a federal law prohibiting discrimination against people […]

08 Apr 2024

How to Make Your Home Look Elegant on a Budget

When it comes to home interiors, do you have champagne and caviar taste but with a beer and nuts type of budget? Welcome to the club. Fortunately, there are ways to reflect elegance in home design without breaking the bank. Seth Leeb Architect specializes in custom residential architecture in New Jersey, as well as home additions and renovations. We work with modern construction and arts & crafts style homes, but in everything we do, we try to create a sense […]

11 Mar 2024

The Construction Permitting Process in New Jersey Explained

The NJ construction permitting process can feel overwhelming when you have never used it. Seth A. Leeb is familiar with the State of New Jersey Uniform Construction Code (UCC) after more than 25 years as a registered architect. This code regulates the structural design, maintenance, construction, and use of buildings and structures already erected or to be erected. Building permits are regulated by the NJ Uniform Construction Code and issued by Building or Construction Departments of municipalities. In this article, […]

04 Mar 2024

When Do You Need to Hire an Architect for Your Home Addition?

Homeowners usually ask themselves this question at the beginning stages of their home addition. Since most additions involve renovations and tie-ins to the existing home, it is not only reasonable, but recommended to hire a residential architect especially when you want to maintain the property’s distinct style. Our architectural firm in New Jersey has over 25 years experience in extensive home additions related to modern and period-based properties. That being said, we’re going to share exactly why you need an […]