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20 May 2019

Understanding Your Home’s Architectural Design Plans

Designing a home is an interesting and exciting process, where an impressive pile of rolls of paper (or digital documents) transform into the house you’ve always wanted. Here is a quick guide from an architect in NJ on reading your home’s architectural design plans. The first thing to note is the different types of information contained in your house plans. While your home will be unique, architects use standard architectural design symbols on plans to indicate critical information for the […]

11 Feb 2019

Is Concrete a Sustainable or Green Building Material for Your Home?

In terms of sustainable residential architectural design, the use of concrete is one of the biggest debates – is it or isn’t it a Green building material? There are strong arguments on each side, and it’s up to every homeowner to decide for themselves on the role of concrete in the building of their sustainable home. Here are some insights to help you make an informed decision. Concrete manufacturing: The way in which the majority of our concrete is manufactured […]

04 Feb 2019

Where to Find Inspiration for Your Commercial Architecture Project

Whether you’re remodeling a building to fit your brand or starting from scratch with a new building, one of the first steps to realizing your project is to decide on your overall design concept. This sounds simple, but it’s pretty overwhelming in reality – there are so many options out there that it can be difficult to settle on a particular concept. Here’s some advice from a commercial building design specialist on how to find your inspiration. Look Online at […]

07 Jan 2019

What are the Top Commercial Architecture Trends for 2019?

Commercial architectural design is a fascinating industry, always pushing the boundaries where business goals and functionality meet creativity and innovation. Office spaces continue to play a pivotal role in the success of a business, from attracting and retaining top talent, optimizing work flows and supporting technological advancement to supporting your brand and the wellness of your employees. Here are some of the leading trends impacting on this industry this New Year. Prioritizing the employee experience: A spill over from the […]

10 Sep 2018

Ideas for Building a Flood-Proof Home

During the rainy season, New Jersey homeowners are faced with the risk of their home flooding, causing structural damage and the loss of their belongings. According to National Flood Insurance program statistics for 2016, New Jersey homeowners accounted for over 232,000 policies worth $56 billion in flood insurance and received over $6.1 billion in claims payments between 1978 and 2015. With this in mind, it makes sense to incorporate strategies for flood prevention into your home’s architecture. Here are some […]