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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 […]

15 Oct 2018
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First-Time Property Developer? Here’s Some Essential Advice

If you’re new to the world of property development, here are some tips from a leading architect in NJ on ensuring a smooth and successful project. Do extensive research: Research is everything – it not only helps you find a project that suits your needs and budget, it helps you source a team who can deliver it. Online resources are a great source of information on both commercial and residential property development, but don’t stop there. Go and see similar […]

24 Sep 2018
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What is Passive House Design?

If you’ve been doing research on building your own home, you have likely come across the term “passive house design”. Here is some insight into what this type of design is all about and whether or not it will work for your project, from a leading residential architect in NJ. Firstly, passive house design is about using the principles of efficiency to meaningfully reduce energy needs for heating and cooling in a residence and can be applied to single family […]

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 […]

13 Aug 2018

Notable Trends to Inspire Your Home’s Design

Architecture and interior design is constantly changing, keeping homes looking fresh, innovative and exciting. Here are some of this year’s biggest trends, according to leading residential architects. Outdoor living space: More than ever, homeowners want to break down the barriers between indoor and outdoor living, allowing them to have a much greater flow between the house and garden. Large patios that can be enclosed, sun rooms and outdoor kitchens are just some of the ways of incorporating the outdoors into […]