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Gated Communities

Gated Communities

Living in a “Gated Community” is not for everyone. But, considering the number of new communities popping up, it is the choice of many. The main purpose of a gated community is increased safety for its residents. The safety and security you experience in a gated community are mainly achieved by eliminating through traffic. Nowadays,..
All about the Tiny House

All about the Tiny House

Unless you have been living under a rock, you have undoubtedly heard about “tiny houses.” Basically, the tiny-house movement advocates for downsizing your living space, simplifying your life, and essentially “living with less.” With regular care and maintenance, a tiny house can last well over 30-50 years. Naturally, this will depend on the materials it’s..
How Did Ancient Egyptians Affect Modern Architects?

How Did Ancient Egyptians Affect Modern Architects?

Ancient Egyptians (3200-323 BCE) had a huge impact and influence on modern architecture. They used their unparalleled resources to create structures on a scale never seen before. During this period their main focus was on solid, large structures backed by thick foundations and by incredibly durable and reliable construction details. The hot and dry climate..
The Seven Types of Architects

The Seven Types of Architects

The architectural profession is a field that attracts those who have a vision. They are usually very creative and think outside the box. To become a licensed, registered architect you need to complete a 5-year bachelor’s program accredited by the National Board of Architects but you must first apply and be accepted into the program..
Adding a Game Room to your Home

Adding a Game Room to your Home

Have you always wanted a game room in your home? The concept may not be out of your reach. Game room additions typically cost between as little as $3,000.00 up to and over $30,000.00. The average cost is roughly $18,000.00. It is good to keep in mind that the expense of installing a game room..
Alternative Housing

Alternative Housing

An alternative house is a domicile structure built or designed outside of the mainstream norm. We would consider townhomes, single-family homes, and apartment complexes to be mainstream homes. Today, alternative housing can take the form of tiny houses, dome houses, tree houses, factories, and even up-cycled buses. The motivation to create alternative homes can arise..