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The Modern Day Master Builder

Today’s Master Builders, aka “Design-Builders” effectively address accountability, quality, cost, and time, through a singleentity that provides architecture, engineering, and construction expertise.

Design Explained in Fewer than 140 Characters

Design explained in fewer than 140 characters Asking experts to simply explain what design is, can be like asking Stephen Hawking to simply explain his black hole theory. With so many moving parts and pieces, design can come off as so complicated to those who have not studied it, that

4 Unique Ways to Define an Architect

Architecture is just as much an art form as painting, singing, or acting. Operating within the confines of mathematics, architects must creatively conform their artwork, building design, to both the needs of their client and the structural rules and codes of the real world. Despite the many confines to their creativity, architects can make small artistic decisions which give buildings their life. 

4 Ways COVID-19 May Change Architectural Design

4 Ways COVID-19 may Change Architectural design for years to come COVID-19 made a significant impact on almost every industry in the world. The architectural industry was no different. As the pandemic hit, projects were immediately cancelled or delayed to an unknown date. The Architectural Billings Index, used to project

10 Myths about Development: Busted

10 Myths about Development: busted Property development can often seem daunting to those not involved in the field. There are very few people that truly understand the ins and outs of development, and, because of this, there are many myths and misconceptions that can scare off the average person. In

Lighting Design With Energy Efficiency in Mind

Designers and architects are always searching for ways to inspire and bring space to its full potential. By using natural lighting, it makes a space feel more welcomed and productive while maintaining the commitment to sustainable design.

9 Design Ideas for Small Living Spaces

While increased urbanization is attracting more people to urban areas like Syracuse, affordability is becoming a more significant issue. As a result, smaller, less expensive living spaces are trending, opening the door to more innovative approaches that make the most out of these spaces without sacrificing convenience or design sensibility. In

6 Retail Interior Design Trends

Retail Interior Design Trends That Are Changing The Consumer Experience Consumer expectations are fast evolving, and the line between online and offline shopping is blurring. As a result, a retailer’s interior space needs to express the brand’s personality and identity while building an emotional connection with consumers to create a

Shovel-Ready Sites Give Builders, Developers and Owners a Competitive Edge

Cities all across the country are in fierce competition to attract new businesses, expansions, and relocations because of the jobs and tax base that come with them. The goal is to attract enterprises that will complement and supplement communities. However, it is becoming increasingly difficult to differentiate with a competitive