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Category : Architect NJ

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 […]

14 Feb 2023
Essential questions to ask an architect

Questions You Should Always Ask Your Architect

Whether you’re remodeling your home or building from scratch, hiring the right architect is a critical part of the process for you. But what questions should you ask when interviewing potential architects? How do you know which architect is best for you? Our team has put together this helpful list to guide you through the architect interview process.  What Services Do You Offer? Different architects offer different scopes of services, and some of the most common services include:   Managing […]

09 Aug 2022
Why It’s Important To Hire A Local Architect

The Top Three Advantages of Hiring a Local Architect

Hiring a local architect is one of the keys to building your dream home. Perhaps you’ve started your search for a residential architect and you’ve found firms with impressive portfolios, but they’re not based in your area. Or maybe you’ve received recommendations via word of mouth from friends who live in different parts of the state. While there’s no doubt that these architectural firms do great work, it’s important to ask: do they have experience building and designing in your […]

19 Oct 2021
Architectural design

Levels of Architectural Design Service

When you hear the phrase “architectural design,” what comes to mind? Perhaps you think of designing a house from scratch, or perhaps you think of remodeling an existing room in your house. Residential architects offer a range of design services and every project will require a different combination of involvement and skills.  In this article, we’ll discuss the different service levels typically offered by residential architects. If you have any questions about which level of service is best for your […]

10 Feb 2021
Architect

Short Listing Architects

Choosing an architect is a process that takes time, careful consideration, and deliberation. Once you’ve put together your proposal, we recommend choosing between three to six architects to be on your short list, then narrowing it down from there. But if you’ve never gone through this experience before, how do you know what to look for? How do you determine who is the best architectural firm for the job? What qualifications should the successful firm have? We’ve put together a […]