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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 […]

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 […]