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19 Aug 2019

Tips for Designing a White Kitchen

Few things are as classic as a white kitchen and it looks as great in a remodeled character home as it does in an industrial loft apartment. However, this is also the type of kitchen where the insight of a residential architect is critical, providing the detail and visual interest that brings a white kitchen to life rather than leaving it looking like a blank canvas. Here are some tips for this design project. Mix Your Materials When you’re working […]

22 Jul 2019

Treehouses – A Housing Trend That’s Truly Back to Nature

Treehouses aren’t just for kids anymore; they’re a big trend in the architectural industry too. Treehouses embody the idea of escapism, and living high up in the branches means that you leave the hustle and bustle of the world behind in favor of a more whimsical and natural alternative. While this trend is making a big impact in the tourism and glamping industry, treehouses are also becoming a trend in residential architecture. Here are some insights from a home architect. […]

24 Dec 2018

Insulation is Key to a Warm, Comfortable Home

When most people think about a cozy, warm home, they first think of their fireplace or central heating system – but it’s really your insulation that matters the most. Here are some insights to help make sure your new or remodeled home stays warm through the winter. Why do Homes Need Insulation?  Essentially, the purpose of insulation in the home is to create an effective barrier around the building, preventing warm air from escaping in the winter months and keeping […]

10 Dec 2018

How to Start Designing Your New Home

Designing and building a new home – whether its reimagining an existing property or starting from scratch – is an exciting journey. You get to define your new lifestyle and a new future through an intense construction process and being prepared is your personal foundation. Here are some tips for helping you start planning the design of your new home with your residential architect. Build your brief: This is a great starting point and it will evolve as you flesh […]

03 Dec 2018

What do Your Residential Architect’s Qualifications and Licenses Mean?

When you’re planning to build your dream home, you’re going to want an architect with the right experience and qualifications. Here’s a quick guide to the industry terminology and what it means. Registered Architect: In the USA, a Registered Architect is a Licensed Architect – a professional who has complete the requirements for architectural registration and hold a license to offer services in the relevant state. It is in fact illegal for anyone to call themselves an architect or offer […]