Archives For Residential Architect

Designing Elevations

August 23, 2016 — 12 Comments

So do you design the floor plan first, or the elevations? There’s only one correct answer to this question …

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Are you kidding me?

That’s the sort of reaction you should expect from me when you do this sort of tile work. And by “this sort”, I mean “really bad”.

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Ever wanted to see what architectural drawings look like, this is the post for you. A look at the modern cabin project we just started – and a look at several sheets of architectural drawings.

Wow.

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You know what happens when an Architect finishes a job and turns it over to the client? Do they stand back and admire their project?

No … they pick apart every detail that could be done better.

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What Home Buyers Really Want

September 23, 2013 — 37 Comments

The NAHB (National Associated of Home Builders) recently published a report titled “Top 10 Features for Upscale Homes.”

Do you think there’s anything on that list that would surprise you? … Me either but I have something to say about it

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Architectural Project Book

September 5, 2013 — 19 Comments

What is an Architectural Project Book?
Well, it’s a little like an architectural portfolio but for for grownups, they cost too much money to make, and you give them away.

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Hiring a residential contractor shouldn’t be all that hard but you should think long and hard about the type of contract you have with your contractor. A competitively bid contract may be the most common but is it the best one for you?

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