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It Really Does Make a Difference

There are many who don’t think it does…and many who don’t even notice it. But good residential design does make a difference. Eight years ago we moved in to our new house. I had designed it and contracted it (the construction of it is a different...

“Save a Tree” is Stupid

There. I’ve said it. I’ll say it again. Save a tree is stupid. Over the last 15-20 years we’ve heard that phrase a lot. We’ve heard the term “dead tree edition” for a printed version of a document or book. We’ve been bombarded...

Giving Green a Bad Name

Would you live in a house that cost $1,125/sq. ft.? Probably not. Even if you didn’t need to pay for your electricity, heating or cooling. It just plain costs too much. What if that cost didn’t include the “slave labor” used to build it (it was...

Validation

There’s a great article at MSN about the need for an architect when remodeling. We can’t support this idea more.  We highly recommend reading the article, but we’ll summarize their 5 points here: 5 Reasons to Hire an Architect (opens a new window) To...

Four #@%&*$ Walls

Usually, I try to stay away from such language. But a recent experience has sort of caused some angst. Recently, we moved our offices from my “home” office, to a new office in an old junior high school. We didn’t fit anymore. Employees cramed...