As a home designer builders and homebuyers often ask me what is the best house plan for them. This is just such and open-ended question because homes are all unique like their homeowners are. It alway...
I often meet with clients who have purchased property in flood zones who really don't understand what flood zone they are in, and the affect this will have on the design of there dream home. There are...
Many homes have striking architectural details from elaborate trim to iron work---and who can forget the glossy white columns popping up in many of today's new homes. Many times, homeowners leave the ...
As the name suggests, a living room is where you spend most part of your daily routine life. The most important functions in a home like dining, recreating, entertaining guests and watching television...
Architecture in ancient Greece was usually done with wood or mud-bricks, so their ground plans are the only evidence of their existence. Greeks established most of the most enduring themes, attitudes,...
Do bricks and boards create a room that is comfortable and inviting? Is relaxation a result of finding the right paint color? Does the feeling of being safe and protected come from the choice of wall ...
If the term "data storage architecture" makes your lip curl, chances are that you've been procrastinating on implementing a storage solution for your data worthy of your critical business data. Data ...
France is well known for its Gothic cathedrals. Indeed the Gothic style was invented in France. But with well over a hundred cathedrals to choose from, France presents a problem for the traveller; ...
When I told my twenty-something son that his mother and I would be traveling to Southern California to research a story on mid-century modern architecture, he snickered, "How can they call that modern...
Albert Frey had longed to apply the teachings of his friend, the great modernist designer LeCorbusier, when he was assigned to design the San Jacinto Hotel in 1935. At the time, however, the predomin...