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29 Jan 2018
residential house design

What Is A Full-Service Architect?

Hiring an architect is a new experience for many clients and having a rewarding relationship means gaining an understanding of their fees and the services they provide. Here’s some insight into what it means to be a full-service architect. The Role of an Architect  Before we start, there are a few misconceptions about architectural services that should be cleared up. Firstly, most houses are not designed by an architect and are either built by developers or building contractors (although these […]

22 Jan 2018

Tips For Making Building Your Home More Affordable

One of the most stressful parts of building a home isn’t the time it takes or the countless decisions that have to be made – it’s the budget. Keeping costs down without compromising on quality is key to a successful home build, and these tips from a leading NJ residential architect will help you stay on track. Think double-story: In construction, a home’s foundation and roof are generally the two most expensive elements. By going up a story, you double […]

15 Jan 2018
Residential Architect

How To Find The Right Architect – And Bring Your Dream Home To Life

Building a home is an exciting and often once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for people to realise their ideal living space – and having the right design input and architectural insight is critical to the success of your project. Here are some helpful tips to ensure that you find the perfect residential architect for your project. The American Institute of Architects website: This is a great database for finding qualified architects in your area. They have strict ethics standards that all members must […]

08 Jan 2018
commercial building architect

The Most Inspiring Commercial Buildings Of 2017!

Herzog & de Meuron, Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg – Germany: Although it was completed at the very end of 2016, this building makes our list because it only opened in January 2017 – and because it is simply one of the most extraordinary pieces of architecture in our time. A concert hall like no other, this 789 million Euro building features an astonishing undulating wall of 600 glass panes floating over a refurbished cocoa warehouse that features the striking Brick Expressionism that […]