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A trauma-responsive facility in Ohio will help crime victims seek justice

JCJ Architecture has designed a prototypical facility where people with disabilities who have been victims of crimes can be interviewed and examined.

In Denver, experimental co-housing offers an affordable housing solution

LGBTQ+ designers are making space for themselves in the profession

Alda Ly Architecture brings user-friendly women's health care to Los Angeles

Design at Home

How Filipino architect Charles C. Almonte's identity informs his work

Filipino architect Charles C. Alamonte shares his experiences as a designer and historic preservationist.

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Bank On It: How Material Bank Is Disrupting Design

A new e-commerce platform makes it easy for architects to shop for

Design in Communities

Eight factors to consider designing solar-ready roofs

When you're ready to invest in solar, keep all of these steps in mind to design the best roof possible.

Design at Home

Five easy ways to make your home greener

Whether you're considering a major renovation or looking for some green adjustments, architects are ready to lead you to a more energy-efficient abode.

Design at Work

Your architect is prepared for construction-ready. Are you?

On-site or in the office, architects can do a lot to keep your project warm during an economic freeze.

Design at Work

Safety is an investment you need to make now

How the right architect can help your business thrive safely

Design at Work

Post-COVID, design still matters

Architects are a value-add today, and will create lasting value for you tomorrow if you’re a commercial or institutional owner-client.

Design at Work

Keep your employees happy and healthy with a well-designed workspace

Looking to increase office productivity? A flexible, well-lit, and well-designed workplace will keep morale high, which means a happier and more efficient staff.

Design in Communities

Live-work spaces inspire creativity and urban revitalization

As demand for artist live-work projects increases, local governments and developers are hiring architects and using these affordable homes and studios to spark urban renewal.

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How materials selection impacts your project and budget

Some of the most important decisions on a construction or renovation project involve what building materials to use. Several architects explain how to best consider budget and style when selecting materials.

Design at Home

Before adding a sunroom, consult an architect

A sunroom can provide four-season access to nature, but the aesthetics, integration with the rest of the house, and energy conservation issues are best handled by a knowledgeable architect.

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How to be the best client for your architect

Open communication, meeting payment deadlines, and understanding the project schedule are just a few ways to ensure a successful collaboration between architect and client.

Design at Home

An architect can help your next kitchen and bath remodel be your last

When it comes to aging in place and adapting a home for the future, strategic design efforts can make a big difference.

Design at Home

What’s the best strategy for solar-hungry homeowners?

Integrating solar into a house calls for design knowledge, which means consulting with a residential architect will make your solar decisions that much easier.

Design at Home

Don't think twice about remodeling your basement

Find out how a residential architect can help turn your dingy, dark basement into a beautiful, well-lit living space that flows seamlessly with the other levels of your home.

Design at Work

The hidden ways architects make offices safer

No one wants to feel nervous or uncomfortable at work. Architects are trained to not only design for safety but to imperceptibly weave those elements into the background.

Design at Home

Want a better kitchen? Ask these three questions

When remodeling your kitchen, a residential architect can evaluate trends and provide you with options; you can help him or her by having answers for these three important questions.

Design at Home

Why historic home renovations need an architect’s insight

When renovating your historic home, consult with an architect to determine potential complications, study interior design trends, and preserve the features that matter.

Design in Communities

The art of upcycling: Old materials breathe new life into Omaha’s theater scene

This theatre in Omaha, Nebraska, hired an architecture firm that repurposed materials and relied on local resources; the result was a truly innovative space.

Design in Communities

How modern hospitals recognize the impact of design on health

Designing for health matters most in a hospital. Discover how architects are mastering well-lit, open, well-ventilated spaces that improve outcomes for both patients and doctors.

Design at Work

Attract more clients with a beautifully designed office space

A well-designed office will not only boost employee morale; it will show visiting clients that your business places a high value on efficiency and productivity.

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