• Just Draw it Up

    Bob Borson |

    There is a request that I receive a few times a week that I thought I would finally talk about in an effort to shed some light on a fairly taboo subject. Those requests typically start off something like this:

    “I have already designed my house but since I am not an architect, I don’t know how to create the technical drawings I would need to give to a contractor. Is this something that you would do, and if so, how much do you charge?”

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  • TimberFever Announces Winners!

    CATHERINE PORTER |

    For the second year in a row, Architect Daniel Hall and The Architect Builders Collaborative were thrilled to assist with the Timber Fever wood design and engineering student competition. Daniel mentored several teams of keen engineering and architecture students from across the country as they worked on their one-day water station project. Check out thie post from the founder of TimberFever, David Moses Engineering…..

    The results are in from the fourth annual #TimberFever Design-Build Competition presented by Moses Structural Engineers!

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  • Zero-Energy Buildings for All

    Daniel Hall |

    Buildings need renewables—but we need to look beyond the site.

    No man is an island, and neither is a building.

    And yet there is increasing movement for buildings to reach net-zero energy (NZE) or net-zero carbon (NZC). Architecture 2030 wants all buildings there by 2030.

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  • Busted! Don’t Believe These Myths about Green Designing!

    CATHERINE PORTER |

    Busted! Don’t Believe These Myths about Green Designing!

    Global warming is a reality that we are faced with, but we can still all play a role in protecting the environment. People across the country are growing increasingly aware of their role in reducing their carbon footprint. Due to this, many people now choose green design to construct their homes.

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  • Announcing The New Website

    Daniel Hall |

    We are delighted to announce the launch of our new website!

    Our new website provides our existing and prospective clients a simple yet interactive view of our work and the services we offer.

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  • New Website Under Construction

    Daniel Hall |

    New Website Coming Soon!

    We are currently revamping our website. Our new website will be interactive and mobile friendly!

    Watch this space for updates. Just few more weeks to go!

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  • Grab Bars for Everyone

    Daniel Hall |

    We have decided to make grab bars a standard in bathrooms.
    Until you ask us nicely to remove the grab bars, we will include them in your bathroom design. This morning we gathered round the building code and chatted about the importance of grab bars and how they add an element of safety to bath tubs and showers.

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