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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 […]

10 Aug 2020
residential house design

The Connection Between Interior Design and Architectural Design

Architectural design and interior design are two separate disciplines, but they come together in an important way and both play a major role in the overall look and feel of a home. Recently, architecture schools and interior design schools have started merging these two distinct practices because they’re undeniably connected, but before we learn more about that, let’s look at the history of each practice in its own context: Architectural Design  Traditionally, architects work with all elements of space including […]

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 […]

04 May 2020
interior residential design

Interior Design Trends to Consider for Your Home Remodel

I think we can all agree that the start of this new decade has been a bit of a rollercoaster ride and what the months ahead will bring is anyone’s guess. One thing is for sure, though: Interior design trends are constantly changing. Here we give you some ideas of trends that you can consider for remodeling your house. 1. Three-tone kitchens. Two-tone kitchen cabinets — meaning the upper cabinets are one color and the lower cabinets another color has […]

15 Apr 2020
residential house design

Advice on Financing the Building of Your New Home

Building your new home can seem like an intimidating process if you’ve never done it before, especially when it comes to making sure the correct finances are in place to complete your project successfully. Here is some advice from a residential architect in NJ. You Need a Construction Loan, Not a Mortgage  A bank or lender won’t grant regular mortgage when you are building, because that is financing for something that already exists. Different rules for financing apply when you […]