LEED Certification: Value for Commercial Design and Construction

LEED Certification: Value for Commercial Design and Construction

LEED certification: Silver, Gold, and Platinum- does it add any real value to a commercial construction project? LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Developed by the United States Green Building Council, LEED seeks to reward the design, construction, maintenance, and operation of buildings that...

Working with Historic Preservation Societies on Building Restoration

Working with Historic Preservation Societies on Building Restoration

Historic preservation societies are the advocates, guardians, and staunch defenders of the historic built environment. They keep long-standing buildings and neighborhoods safe through advocacy for landmark designation and zoning changes that monitor and regulate new development. These organizations provide not only leadership and education, but resources, support, and expertise to the architects and builders who preserve historic structures for the next generation to use and enjoy. These...

Architects Preserving History

Architects Preserving History

What most people think architects do: imagine and draw. What architects really do: design and innovate.   Many architects take it a step further and specialize. In New York City there are a number of full service architectural firms that could even be called historians because of their commitment to preserving architectural history. The Preservation Expertise Preservation is more than just restoring the integrity of a structure...

Choose a Full-Service Architectural Firm with Innovative Solutions

Choose a Full-Service Architectural Firm with Innovative Solutions

The problems facing the architecture of a vibrant and ever-changing city like New York require inventive and reliable solutions. Scott Henson Architect is a full service architectural firm that understands each project requires its own unique approach. Their team is dedicated to addressing the issues their clients face while preserving the character of a building. Utilizing a wide knowledge base,...