The Wacky World of Archetecture
Pt. 4

I would like to take a brief moment to discuss one of the most important relationships in a construction project, the relationship between the architect and the general contractor.  We will assume for now that the client and the architect have a terrific working relationship and the architect has just developed a beautiful and functional design for a project that …

The Wacky World of Architecture
Pt. 3

The definition of REMODELING is to alter, renew or make changes to a building or structure.  By shear definition, that is an unnerving, complicated and very difficult task.  Buildings are built to last for a long time and were never meant to be changed or modified.  This presents a great challenge to an architect – taking a building that does …

The Wacky World of Architecture
Pt. 2

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN allows people to have structures and spaces created to accommodate their needs, lifestyles, and a desire to inhabit beautiful and functional buildings. Whether an individual is building a new home or office, or they are remodeling an existing home or office, they want the building to create a beautiful envelope around themselves while functionally fulfilling their needs and …

The Wacky World of Architecture

ARCHITECTURE is defined as: the profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of furnishings and fixtures, supervision of construction work, and the examination, restoration, or remodeling of existing buildings. By inference, an ARCHITECT must then be the professional that designs the …