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Developing Raw Land

​Developing Raw landQuestions you need to answer in developing raw land.Planning/ZoningWhat is the zone? Is your use allowed?AccessWhat are the yard setbacks?What is the height limit?What is the allowable development size or building ratio to the lot size?Are there any special restrictions on this piece of land?AccessIs there a legal road or easement to the […]

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Fireproofing your home

Fireproofing is a big and multi-faceted subjectCan we even make a house fully fireproof? Not completely. We can make it so fire resistant that it will not burn under certain circumstances. With good planning and construction, we can make it almost impossible to burn. Good practice is to make sure we have made it difficult for a […]

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What Services do you need?

Architects Do Many Things What Services Do You Need?Do you need help with early design concepts? Do you just need help getting permits?Here are many of the services architects can provideSite Analysis.  What are the pertinent features of the site?  Can it work for what you need?  What are the governmental restrictions and requirements if you […]

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Passive Heating & Air Conditioning

​Passive Heating & Air ConditioningWe all know that the sun’s rays heat things up.We know heat rises.When you are designing a house you can take advantage of these features.  Let the sun give you heat.  Let natural air flow and shade keep you cool. When we design a new house or remodel an existing house we […]

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