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Category : Architectural Design

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 […]

22 Mar 2021

The Architectural Proposal Interview

When you’ve reached the stage in your project where you’ve received architectural design proposals from all the firms on your shortlist, it’s now time to schedule interviews with each firm. If you’re someone who is going through this process for the first time, you may not know what questions to ask or how to decide which architect is the best fit.  To help, we’ve put together a list of questions we recommend you ask during the interviews: What sets you […]

20 Jul 2020

Architect Insights into Designing Mixed-Use Buildings

In the past mixed-use building designs were the most common way to build in most urban areas. However, modern civilizations evolved into a new direction of urban planning. Commercial and residential architecture designs depended on separating different areas uses to offer the maximum usability of space. For owners and developers, creating connectivity with mixed-use spaces is the driving force in today’s growing urban development. You want a pedestrian-feel mixed-use building with urban access and the latest luxury amenities. Something that […]

08 Jun 2020

How to Choose Materials for Your Green Building Design

Green building is an integrative process that focuses on the relationship between the built environment and the natural environment. Buildings can have both positive and negative impacts on their surroundings as well as the people who inhabit them.  Construction materials can have a much more significant environmental impact than you might imagine. They can contribute to resource depletion, greenhouse gas emissions, species loss, and pollution. In this article, we will talk about some of the ways you can choose materials […]

18 May 2020

Definitions of Different Residential Architecture Design Styles.

An architectural style is characterized by the features that make a building or other structure notable or historically identifiable. Ever looked at a building and wondered whats its style? There are many architectural clues to consider, Each type of architecture has a history to it and has lived through several periods, gathering traits as it ages. We’ve selected 5 key styles and their characteristics to identify types of home architecture styles. Log Home Log homes originated as small cabins in […]