Regarding the small business owner, entrepreneur or building owner, there are things that seem simple to do but often I witness them not being implemented by people. What many don’t realize is if you make a mistake in the design of your space you will loose money.
An important issue for many cities dealing with circumstances initiated by others in the past, like a blighted looking city filled with parking lot scars, etc. From my experience I’ve witnessed many cities do the wrong thing in order to encourage development. The point of this post is, if you do something, it could have a negative impact on your city, so make sure you do the right thing. Read more
Self-Help, part of what Architecture is all about…
This Section should help those individuals who are about to open their first shop, who have purchased their first home or have just started a business Read more
Here’s a few tips to help you save money, help the environment and yes, help others (by conserving, you are helping keep prices lower for everyone, especially families in need). Read more
What do I mean by designs that are a waste? Well, some projects waste time, money and resources. One can imagine a project that isn’t financially successful, has wasted resources, as the longevity and usefulness of the building will be diminished. I’ve witnessed where a renovation is completed and in 2 years, after the tenant moves out the space is re-renovated. Materials are wasted too, in this day when there are environmental concerns, what’s the point of designing and building something that gets torn down in a couple of years? Read more
I’m not sure how to approach this topic, because I really don’t have any proof of what I’m about to suggest, but suffice it to say that I believe that if an urban environment, home, or any place embodies a bad vibe, that it will more likely induce criminal acts. Read more
hierarchy |ˈhī(ə)ˌrärkē|noun ( pl. -chies)a system or organization in which people or groups are ranked one above the other according to status or authority. Read more
The structure of a typical Townhouse chimneys are made up of just a single brick in thickness rising up 3 and 4 stories…
We go to the polls to cast our vote. Walking away most of us think it won’t make a real difference, our one vote, as we realize we are relying on millions of people we don’t know to have our common sense and likes. Read more
You may know something isn’t quite right about your house or room, but don’t know exactly what to do to make it better.