Where are your project photos?

Where are your project photos? I’m sure people wonder why our home page isn’t loaded with design project photos. That’s simple — our projects are about the people and the planet! We create earth-friendly places to live. If you appreciate lifestyle and location-based design then we’re the architect for you. However, seeing is believing so.. read more →

19 Dec 2008
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Will you barter services?

Will you barter services?   I accept cash, check and credit cards. I’ve never bartered, but have learned through my accountant if you have a marketable skill bartering can sustain you during a tough cash-suffering economy. If you have a marketable skill, I may be willing to negotiate market-value services for simiarly valued services. Part.. read more →

16 Nov 2008
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Why do I need an architect?

Why do I need an architect to design my home?   You might not need an architect to design your home. You might be able to do it yourself or you might hire a designer to help you. I hate to answer a question with a question, but if you answer “yes” to any of.. read more →

10 Nov 2008
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Do you design commercial projects?

Do you design commercial projects?   Yes, most of my experience is commercial work. I have experience with residential, office, hospitality, industrial, retail, medical, religious and multi-family building types. When an architect earns his/her license, he/she is qualified to design any building type. I specialize in personalized homes because I like the residential scale, scope.. read more →

13 Oct 2008
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What’s the difference between an architect and designer?

What is the difference between an architect and a designer?   The difference between an architect and a designer is: Education – an architect must graduate from an accredited university, pass a licensing exam and fulfill annual continuing education requirements. Experience – an architect will have drafting, office management, project mangement, specification writing, construction oversight,.. read more →

18 Sep 2008
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We build projects from the ground up and design them from the inside out! read more →

What is the most common service clients request?

What is the most common service clients request?   Most clients request the design package (The Sketch, The Details, The Docs) because they are interested in buying the expertise and documents to bid and build their project. But consider asking your architect to help you choose the best project (The Test), select a compatible builder.. read more →

11 Aug 2008
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Universal Design Principles

Every architect, designer, artist, builder or hobbyist has a design philosophy. Most philosphies involve a flowery description of the design psyche and excessive use of compound adjectives. Those profound perfunctory proclomations of perpetual purpose make my head hurt. My design philosophy is not unique, but it’s simple — good homes are responsive to lifestyle and location. read more →

09 Aug 2008
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