The benefits of PVC and aluminum

The benefits of PVC and aluminum

The choice of windows and doors is crucial for architects and designers not only in terms of functionality and aesthetics but also for insulation, temperature control, and more. Choosing the right material, therefore, is about more than cost; it is also about making...
Functional Design in a contemporary context

Functional Design in a contemporary context

Architecture comes in many forms, with designs based on the needs of the client, the environment, the community, etc. Visuvius famously wrote 2,000 years ago that one of the three foundations of architecture is functionality and must include utilitas –...
Tradition and Innovation

Tradition and Innovation

Tradition and innovation. One couldn’t seem more different from the other. And yet, these contradicting terms are increasingly being used as allies in contemporary architecture. While tradition may evoke images of closed, unwavering ideas, innovation instead brings to...
From Concept to Construction – part #2

From Concept to Construction – part #2

Our previous post covered  the initial steps to take to realize your building or -renovation project. (If you missed it, you can check out From Concept to Conception, part 1 here.) You now have a clearer idea of what you want, how and where to make it happen, and what...
From Concept to Construction – part #1

From Concept to Construction – part #1

Architects and interior designers are well aware of the various stages involved in making their designs a reality. It is also important to know where to turn when wanting to use innovative, sustainable, luxury building products – especially from foreign vendors....