The technology era has brought a different type of architect to the forefront of the design world: computer architects. These days, architects in Boston have the ability to work in both the real or the virtual world. To explore the difference in what these different types of architects do, we thought we would take a look at the world of computer games and … [Read more...]
Digital to Real Life...The technology era has brought a different type...
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The holiday season is almost upon us, which means busy shoppers are searching for "just right" gift list items for their loved ones. If you have any architecture buffs in your family, we have some gift ideas they are sure to love. Legos for the little tykes. Legos make a wonderful gift for children small and large. They are available in big chunky … [Read more...]
There are many ways to give back to the community through design. We have talked before about some examples such as the FOUNDhouse project or creating affordable social housing for our senior population. Another example, right here in our own community, involves a very unique type of Boston architecture and it's called Canstruction Boston. The … [Read more...]
Architects are artists to the core. We live to create fresh designs, implementing modern innovation with our own creative twists. As such, architectural design trends are in constant flux. Our clients, however, have their own tastes and preferences that may or may not align with current building trends. People are often comfortable with the familiar, which … [Read more...]
Every once in a while, the real estate world is abuzz when a house designed by a famous architect comes on the market. Such was the case a year ago when Louis Kahn's Norman Fisher House was for sale. Perhaps one of the most interesting design features in this very modern home was a most traditional element - its brick fireplace. The Fisher … [Read more...]
What do Team Austria, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Czech Technical University and Stanford have in common? They were all top placing colleges in the Solar Decathlon 2013, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. The competition is open to collegiate teams across the globe and their mission is to design and build a solar powered home that is … [Read more...]
We are always interested in the comparison between large scale versus small scale in architectural design. Mother Earth has forced us all to take a good hard look at our lifestyle and building practices, and we have noticed a paradigm shift as the market demands smaller living spaces and the smaller furnishings to go with them. Artist Robby Cuthbert uses … [Read more...]
If you choose to scale down your living space, it means you also have to proportionally reduce your furniture footprint, while maximizing functional storage space. Fortunately, there are companies who strive to do exactly that. Some, like the Itsy Bitsy Ritzy Shop, are privately owned and operated, and set out to design higher-end furniture specifically for … [Read more...]
Bacteria used to be a bad word. Antibiotics and anti-bacterial soaps and cleansers were celebrated as a way to get rid of these so-called harmful life forms. Fortunately, the tide is turning as health experts have discovered that good bacteria are vital for digestion, preventing infection, and keeping the microflora of our bodies in check. Now it turns out … [Read more...]
On September 25th, Leslie Saul was featured on the "Radio Entrepreneurs" Radio Show, where she discussed LS&A surviving the recession, being a small business owner, past projects and her design perspective. To listen to the full interview, visit radioentrepreneurs.com/audiocasts. … [Read more...]