Category Archives: Architecture

An Integrated Design Process Must Lead to Beautiful Sustainable Zero Energy Buildings and Communities

An Integrated Design Process Must Lead to Beautiful Sustainable Zero Energy Buildings and Communities Good architecture comes from good design and good design is synonymous with beauty. Truly exceptional architecture transcends the physical and captures the spiritual. This harmony of design has a subtle yet definitive impact on the well being of people in their daily lives. Leed… Read More »

Chef’s kitchen

The Owner needs included a chef’s kitchen, obtained by enlarging the existing kitchen. The addition of  a large family room, chef’s table, and spiritual room created an interesting program for composition.   Laminated wood beams with insulated wood panels with tongue and groove wood paneling were utilized. The structure used the dramatic visual of  the wood laminated beams resting on 100 mm… Read More »

“Wave” Light Fixtures a Big Success

In this branch of the financial institution “Duca” (a Canadian Credit Union) “Wave” light fixtures were used. It was a deliberate design motive to create a dynamic feel in this building. The Credit Union had its origins in the early 1950’s, and was founded by Dutch immigrants. The intent was to lend money to new immigrants to give… Read More »

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