Project Visioning – Banff

  As Architects we gain inspiration from the world around us. Crafted images have become wonderful sources for our visioning process, and the internet & social media have really opened up the variety of ¬†inspiration images available. I particularly draw from both example projects, built or not, but also from 'lifestyle' or 'scenic' images that... Continue Reading →

What’s Trending February 09-15

Happy almost Valentine's Day! Love has certainly been in the air this week for myself, I celebrated 7 years of dating with my boyfriend and tomorrow is Valentine's. Luckily though, I haven't gone over the top with the Valentines themed links today! Here's what I saw trending this week: Cheesy Architecture Valentine's day cards (o... Continue Reading →

What was Trending | January 12-18

Okay so missed the typical post day for this - but figured I'd post it anyways. Here's what I saw trending the week of Jan 12-18! It would be interesting if all buildings were required to be "built-in" to their surroundings Go Green Roofs! Anyone else thinking this looks a lot like all his other... Continue Reading →

5 Reasons Why We Should be Using LEED

I realized that I had mentioned LEED in my previous post and not everyone may know what that means. LEED, or "Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design" is a Green Building certification program that certifies buildings that employ best-practices and strategies for sustainable construction and operation. It is essentially a set of requirements that a... Continue Reading →

What’s Trending January 05-11

What's Trending January 05-11 It was a fairly laid back week for me this week (at work anyways), just worked on doing some LEED documentation. It is exciting to get to participate in projects such as the one I am working on, which is going for LEED Gold as I am hugely encouraged by any... Continue Reading →

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