Demolition Planning and Preparation

Demolition Planning and Preparation

If you have plans to renovate one of your buildings, and possibly add an extension, demolition will likely be involved. The demolition and site preparation stages are important milestones in the construction process. These stages will also be some of the first real action you will see on the building's site. Depending on how big or small the project will be,...

Starting Large Projects With a Full Service Architectural Firm

Starting Large Projects With a Full Service Architectural Firm

Organizations that want to establish new buildings or update older ones often don't know where to begin. Getting a budget estimate for a project of any size can be challenging, especially in places like Manhattan. When it comes to putting these projects into practice, one should consider contacting a qualified full service architectural firm with experience putting together a team of...

A Full-Service Architectural Firm Has What It Takes To Restore Your Buildings

A Full-Service Architectural Firm Has What It Takes To Restore Your Buildings

The nature of a full-service architectural firm is that the firm makes it their purpose to serve and guide every client from the start of the architectural process to the final conclusion of the construction. Within each phase of the architectural design process, including schematic design, design development, construction documents, bidding, and contract administration, certain goals will need to be met...

Challenges in Adaptive Reuse of Historic Buildings: The Armories of NYC

Challenges in Adaptive Reuse of Historic Buildings: The Armories of NYC

The world of adaptive reuse and historic preservation has found ways to successfully adapt and use historic buildings in modern neighborhoods. Social needs, such as for artist's housing, and needs for adaptive access, so all citizens can use the old buildings, have been successfully met. The old armories, however, have a number of challenges that are unique to their nature...