Tag Archives: Sustainable Master Planning

Project Portfolio: Peak Lookout Residence

  Check out Paul Finkel’s lovely architectural photos from our Peak Lookout Residence completed with builder, Todd Fletcher of Peak Design Build LLC! The Peak Lookout Residence is contemporary, luxury home located in Lakeway, TX. The residence is positioned on a gently sloping site and … Continue reading

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Updated Website!

We are excited to add two new sections to our website. We now have a “Client Area”, clients will be given log-in passwords to access drawings and renderings of their project, making it easier to see your project and share … Continue reading

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What to expect when working with an Architect

We often find in practice that many people don’t know what to expect when working with an architect. Ultimately, an Architect’s job is to design a space that realizes but often goes beyond the clients initial goals. An Architect will … Continue reading

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Global EcoTourism

An interesting trend has been taking hold.  Travelers are becoming increasingly interested in Eco tourism.  It is defined as “Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the welfare of local people.”  by Eco Tourism.org.  We are … Continue reading

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What is “Off the Grid”?

This has become a buzz in green building. To create a building that is carbon neutral or operates off the grid.  Is it really possible though?  We think it is.  But it takes a big commitment and requires the clients … Continue reading

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Sustainable Master Planning

Green Building Starts in the Master Planning phase. What is Sustainable Master Planning?  It is an opportunity to set up the rules of the game before the game begins.  Whenever possible think about sustainability as early in the design process … Continue reading

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Shipping Container Housing

Granted this is not a new idea, but it is a great idea!  The recession has decreased the amount of exports from developing nations.  It has decreased the amount of exports from this country for that matter.  What this has … Continue reading

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