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If Gray is So Sad, Why is it So Hot?

Gray. The word even sounds gloomy and depressing. It doesn’t help that it’s associated with bad weather and sad moods. But it’s also one of the hottest colors in interiors around the world right now. What’s up with this new love for the color of sadness? It’s all in how you use it. And in…

This is the New Face of Residential Design

If there’s anything true about architecture and design, it’s that the game is always changing. In most cases, it’s for the better. Homes are, indeed, changing along with the people who live in them. With modern living comes modern expectations, and it’s the architects who will make all of these ideas and more a reality…

The Tiny House Movement Isn’t Exactly New

Unless you’ve been living in a remote land, or maybe under a rock, you’ve heard about the tiny house movement. It’s all about downsizing, reducing the carbon footprint, simplifying life, and essentially living better, so they say, with less. But tiny houses aren’t really new at all. They’ve just switched to a new marketing plan…

BIM, Architects and Clients: A Great Match

BIM helps clients really see what makes a building. Architects who use Building Information Modeling or BIM have long had access to better and more detailed planning and design tools. But there’s another benefit to BIM, and that’s communication throughout the design and build, and assisting the client later. What BIM offers is a model…