How Physical Orientation Impacts Commercial Building Design
Posted April 3, 2019 | Permalink

Orientation is the positioning of a building in relation to the sun’s path during winter and summer. A well oriented commercial building can save a lot of money in reduced heating and cooling costs. This is especially beneficial with the ever-increasing fuel prices and the rising cost of electricity. By having orientation options for a building, you can reduce energy costs by up to 80%. Another benefit is that there’s nothing more to incur with orientation, hence it being element of ‘pas...

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The Difference between Prairie and Craftsman Home Styles
Posted March 20, 2019 | Permalink

Choosing the right residential architectural style for your Alabama dream home is an exciting task whether you're building for the first time or the umpteenth time.With a plethora of home styles to choose from, the sky is the limit when it comes to selecting the right details and features that will single out your home from the rest of the cookie-cutter houses in the neighborhood....

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How Basic Shapes Influence Commercial Architecture
Posted March 6, 2019 | Permalink

From the Pyramids of Giza to the Roman arches and domes to the new World Trade Centre Tower in New York, great architecture is predominantly about shapes.The mathematical attribute of shapes are top considerations in the design of any standing structure; no building can be constructed without a thorough understanding of this. In this post, we focus our lenses on how basic shapes have influenced the commercial architecture landscape....

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The Difference between Shingle and Classical Home Styles
Posted February 20, 2019 | Permalink

Do you know the difference between shingle and classical residential styles? Are shingles and classical synonyms or entirely different styles?  Stumped? That’s alright; most people are.  But, we know the difference and are happy to walk you through two of the trendiest housing styles in the United States.

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2019 Trends in Residential and Home Architecture
Posted February 6, 2019 | Permalink

One of the biggest residential architecture trends in 2019 is the demand for energy efficiency.Today's homeowners desire more eco-conscious greener homes that help them save money on electricity bills every month and demonstrate their concern for the environment.Home designers and architects are therefore working hand in hand to create designs that utilize readily available materials in the surrounding environment to keep costs down now and in the future....

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