Architect Blog

Foundation Wall Dress Up

Foundation Wall Dress Up is about how this Architect firm can value engineer methods to improve the appearance of foundation walls on a low budget. Above is one view of the final installed result.  It also includes a new Solar Equipment Utility Yard as part of it.  Incorporates aesthetic niceties such as the new foundation […]
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Spinal Surgery & Diarrhea of Pet Dog

Spinal Surgery & Diarrhea of Pet Dog is about the beloved canine pet of homeowners (and specifically this Architect) during a time of crisis. THIS IS NOT AN ARCHITECTURAL ARTICLE, BUT NONETHELESS IS LIKELY TO BE OF INTEREST TO PEOPLE WHO HAVE A DOG GOING THROUGH SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES. Above is Polly, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel […]
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Utility Yard Expansion

Utility Yard Expansion is about this Architect expanding his utility yard and fence for a solar power system with large Tesla batteries and generator.   Completed photo is above. The Architect doubled the size of the previous utility yard to make room for the new solar equipment.   The progress steps that led to that […]
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Sun Powered House

Sun Powered House is about this Architect’s house having a solar power system and this article in the local newspaper (click on article to see larger): Reproduced here by permission of Highlands Highlander © Copyright 2024.  Reporter/Author: Nick Childs. Also see linked website page here: https://www.homearchitects.com/solar-power  
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Anti-Slip Front Porch

Anti-Slip Front Porch is this Architectural company’s review of how they improved one house’s front porch. Above is the end result. Below are the steps leading up to the finished solution.  Do not attempt without a licensed Architect designing and guiding the process for best results.   STEP 1 Sand existing stained wood deck.   […]
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Hooey

Hooey is about this Architectural firm’s perceptions of some of today’s buzzwords floating around Architecture like “Biophilia” and “Wellness.” Some people seem to believe they have invented something new when they give it a new made-up word.  Like “Biophilia” or “Wellness,”  or tack on “bespoke”.  Not so.  This happens because they simply haven’t had as […]
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