How to be Green every day?

Living Green every day… Although we hear about Green more than ever, not everybody thinks quite the same way about what it really means, and more importantly how to apply its basic principles to their daily lives. I like to …

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What’s a “Variance”?!

Variance! What does it mean, and what you need to know? You may have heard of the term “Variance”, if planning to build a new home or considering a building additions. It generally is in reference to applying for an exception …

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What is “good design”?

I am often asked what is “good design” and as an architect, what is my design philosophy?  Although I don’t think the two are exclusive, I am   going to focus on the first question here and address the latter …

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Low Energy Architecture

Introduction There is a strong demand for using renewable energy solutions in new houses at the moment; however we should not forget the benefits of reducing the energy demand of a building at source. If a building has very high …

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