Tag Archives: Architecture

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Roofs Are Like Hats

Roofs are Like Hats, You Say? Um-hm—they top the house, the way a hat tops a head and: come in a variety of styles endless shapes use a variety of materials adorn, or merely cover have crowns have brims float or embrace angle or curve have decorative features The list is longer, but you get [...]
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The Role of the Modern Architect

It’s little wonder that the word architect is an integral part of the word architecture. It’s worthy of note that architecture without the architect is very little if anything. Architecture without a professional architect would be like submitting to an operation without a trained physician, with only a friend who has only read a biology [...]
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How to Choose a Contractor For Your Remodel Project

You’re getting ready to start a home remodeling project that’s a bit too large for you to handle on your own. Unfortunately, we’ve all heard those horror stories about a friend who hired a contractor that did a crummy job or simply vanished mid project. These homeowners were out money and left to try and [...]
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Save Money By Building an Energy Efficient Home

If you are not yet a homeowner and you are planning to build a new home from the bottom up, there are numerous techniques that you can use to make your home more energy friendly. New homeowners can reap many benefits through the construction of energy efficient homes. Factor in Climate The ideal energy efficient [...]
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How Honest is Your Contractor?

Some of the most trying, stressful times that any homeowner goes through are building a new home or remodeling an existing one. Remodeling can cover anything from a room addition to reroofing the house. During these times, the one thing that a homeowner needs is a contractor that can be trusted. As a homeowner you [...]
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Loft Conversions Provide More Space Without Moving

An expanding family is synonymous with one common dilemma – your home just isn’t big enough anymore. A frequent response to this problem is to start searching for a bigger property. But moving home is expensive, stressful and often quite risky, particularly considering the current state of the housing and financial market. That’s why more [...]
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Home Improving vs. Moving

In this tough economic time, it’s important to make the most of what you already have. Because of the challenging real estate market, many people are choosing to remodel the home they have instead of trying to sell it and purchase a new home. Advantages to Staying Put If your home is located in a [...]
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Four Architectural Dream Home Designs

If you’re thinking about building your dream home, you may feel overwhelmed and unsure of exactly how to get started. You probably want your dream home to be an expression of something personal and meaningful, and you know that the process will require extensive time and effort when working with your architect. However, it can [...]
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Spring Cleaning in the Kitchen

By focusing all of your organizational powers on updating the kitchen, your home’s central hub will be beautiful and functional all year round.
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Coastal Home Design

Living on the coast presents the utter beauty of living by the beach and experiencing rich sunrises and sunsets against constantly moving waves. The design that goes into the home should accommodate that same look and atmosphere. Budget Figuring out your budget is a great way to start. Work out what you need, what you [...]