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Category : Commercial Architecture NJ

06 Jan 2021
Commercial architect

What Types of Projects do Commercial Architects Work on?

When you hear the word “architect,” you probably think of big houses and sleek apartment buildings. However, architects build much more than residential spaces. Think about all the places you go over the course of an average week: to work, to school, to the gym, to the grocery store, and many more. Commercial architects are responsible for designing and building almost all of the buildings you set foot in when you leave the house. Commercial architects design and build: Hotels. […]

01 Jan 2021
Commercial architect

Assembling Your Space Planning Team

As we continue dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are looking to commercial architects for advice on how to design their workplaces to maximize the health and safety of everyone. While it may not be possible to tear down the whole building and start from scratch, there are certain modifications you can make to your workspaces that create a safer environment and improve indoor air quality. If you’re in the process of assembling your space planning team to develop a […]

21 Nov 2020

How the focus on health and safety is impacting design and architecture

Many people across the country have returned to their workplaces, but our offices are now dramatically different than they were at this time last year. COVID-19 has caused us all to shine a spotlight on health and safety, and our workplaces have all been affected as we strive to create and maintain hygienic environments for everyone. While we all know how important it is to frequently wash our hands and stay at least six feet away from others, architecture and […]

28 Sep 2020

Exterior Architectural Design Tips for Commercial Buildings

Architects are responsible for creating beautiful, functional commercial spaces for public use, and designing a memorable exterior is important because it determines peoples’ first impression. Many of us may not even realize it, but according to a study by the Guggenheim Lab, we are all strongly affected by a building’s façade. For example, we experience positive feelings when we walk by an interesting, complex façade, and we experience negative feelings if the façade is monotonous and too simple. There are […]

14 Sep 2020
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Tips for Designing an Open Plan Office Space

Commercial architecture determines the way people use a space and the way they feel while they’re in the space, so when designing an open plan office it’s important to get it right. Large and small companies across the country have embraced open plan office design, getting rid cubicles, individual offices, and other partitioned areas. So how can you design an open plan office that’s functional, aesthetically pleasing, and maximizes the use of the space? Here are a few tips: Incorporate […]