Sustainable Design

Hurricane Proof Concrete House

Hurricane Proof House Design

The increase magnitude of Hurricanes and Super Storms have all brought hurricane proofing and hurricane proof house design to the forefront of many architects minds. Our Architecture Firm was involved with designing and rebuilding homes destroyed by Super Storm Sandy. Flood Proof and hurricane proof...

Passive House design

Passive House Design

Passive House Design incorporates principles of efficiency to reduce energy needs for heating and cooling. The main focus is on insulation, air tight construction, high quality windows, energy recovery, and solar heat management. Passive House Design can be applied to anything from single family homes...

Flood Proof House

Flood Proof House Design

  A flood proof house design must be elevated above the base flood elevation allowing water to pass through below the house to prevent hydrostatic pressure on the home. There cannot be any walls, electrical, or mechanical equipment within the flood elevation. The house should be...

Concrete House

Concrete House Design

A concrete house is a home that is built with concrete as its primary structural element, specifically with concrete bearing walls. The concrete walls can be exposed or faced with other materials. The foundation and floors would be made of concrete and even the roof...

Sustainable House Design

Sustainable House Design 21 Ideas

A sustainable house is a home that has the least possible negative impact on our environment. This means energy efficiency, avoiding environmental toxins, using materials, and resources in a responsible manner while having a positive physical and psychological impact on its inhabitants. What we build matters...