Friday
July 21, 2017

Home & Design: Architecture Coach Articles

  • 10/01/2009

    A well-outfitted space at home can provide you with an area to write marketing brochures, download photos, and make calls to finalize a transaction. Here's how to create a home office that is professional and aesthetically appealing.

  • 10/01/2009

    Professionals working out of home offices share their tips on how to pull off an efficient, productive working environment inside the house, while maintaining a healthy home-work balance.

  • 08/01/2009

    When the bungalow style first debuted during the early 20th Century, it was the answer for many people who questioned whether or not they could afford a home. Somewhere along the line, bungalows fell out of popularity. It wasn’t until the mid-90s that the style resurged as a complement to smart urban planning.

  • 08/01/2009

    Regional styles of bungalows prevail across the country. In fact, it’s one of the few architectural trends that spread from the West coast to the East coast.

  • 08/01/2009

    Tin ceilings can add drama to a home. While popular in the 1890s, tin ceilings became less prevalent after the Depression, replaced by today's mostly plain white ceilings. However, tin ceilings are making a comeback.

  • 07/01/2009

  • 07/01/2009

    Despite the notion that hiring an architect—even one without star billing—may be too pricey, it needn’t be. The best way for home owners to find a good match is to look in their own backyard at the residential designs all around them.

  • 06/01/2009

    Concrete block houses are nearly ubiquitous in the United States; yet they are often overlooked, even though they represent a special, but short, period of residential construction in American history.

  • 05/01/2009

    You can help your buyers understand how to gain a kind of older charm—either with a period home that strives for accuracy in style, proportion, and materials, or one based loosely on a traditional design, with newer materials that look old but aren't.

  • 04/01/2009

    Trees offer countless benefits. They enhance curb appeal, increase real estate values, provide fruit and flowers, curtail energy consumption, improve air quality, and camouflage unsightly views. But like any living, breathing organism, they should be selected properly and tended to regularly.