Do I need a permit for that?

Mon 29, 2021 |

Do I need a permit for that?  An often-asked question by building owners and contractors alike.  The reason permits may be required for your project is, first and foremost, to protect the health, safety and welfare of the general public.  Projects that require permits will be reviewed by properly qualified personnel, to review plans and… read more

Can Design Innovation Improve the Health and Well-Being of Its Occupants?

Thu 16, 2020 |

BLOG:  Can design innovation improve the health and well-being of its occupants? The answer is yes, holistic design can. Just as its name implies, holistic design treats the whole person: body, soul and spirit, through the built environment. Do health and happiness enhance productivity? Yes, and wellness in design can accomplish that. It’s no secret… read more

Reducing the Impact of Architecture on the Environment

Mon 1, 2020 |

BLOG: Every day, each one of us makes decisions that affect the environment. Architectural design is even more impactful. Not only is the environment altered when a structure is built but the embodied energy in the materials and the energy the building systems use to run it also has long term effects.  We can make our… read more