Architecture

Explore architectural styles and innovative home conversions. Learn ways to enhance your home with architectural details.

How to Add Charm with Windows (Inside and Out)

You can add charm with windows, both inside and out of your home. Your windows allow you to connect with the world outside your walls. Perhaps you have views of sweeping mountains or the city. Or, maybe you're lucky enough to have sea views. Whatever lies outside, windows connect you with the outdoors. From the exterior of your home, windows...

5 Ways a Retractable Roof Can Enhance Your Business

If you own a business, particularly in the hospitality industry, having an outdoor space can be a hugely attractive and profitable addition to your site. During the summer, many customers actively seek out spots with outdoor seating, so if this is something your restaurant, cafe or bar is lacking than you could stand to lose out on big bucks. Some...

Top 17 Smart Gabion Wall Ideas To Enhance Your Space

A gabion wall is made from steel cages filled with stone. Fittingly, the term "gabion" is derived from the Italian word for cage. Historically, landscapers use them as retaining walls as their heavy weight is ideal for holding the surrounding earth in place. More recently, the uses of gabion walls have expanded in a creative and gorgeous application. Here are...

New Orleans Architectural Style

New Orleans architectural style is a mix of French, Spanish and Caribbean influences.  When you stroll the streets of New Orleans you are immersed in history.  Take a step back in time and enjoy the beautiful details that make up the area homes.  There is no denying the charm, elegance and color-rich essence of this great Southern American city. The French Quarter The Soniat...

3 of the Biggest Plumbing Projects in History

While we often think of fixing pipes in a person’s house or at a local park when plumbing comes to mind, this profession affects a wide range of people, even the population of a country, by providing clean water. This objective is becoming harder to achieve by the day, with water demand expected to increase by 55 percent between...

How to transform your outdoor living space with the help of a landscape architect

Are you looking to transform your outdoor area into a living space while still keeping the natural beauty that drew you to the location in the first place? Is there a stunning ocean view or surrounding woods that make the land special? When starting a major landscape project, consider the ways in which a landscape architect can make your project...
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