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Describing Our Architectural Firm and How it Works

Describing Our Architectural Firm and How it Works

Scott Henson Architect LLC is an award-winning architecture firm with a diverse portfolio of work in and around New York City, and has developed a specialty in the repair, preservation, and restoration of buildings. We are creative problem solvers dedicated to a hands-on approach that brings a passion for craftsmanship into all phases of our projects. We assist our clients in...

An Overview of Construction Management

An Overview of Construction Management

Construction management encompasses all aspects of a construction project, from bid through completion, including: Staffing Construction Oversight Documentation Permits Quality control/quality assurance Drawing preparation Based on a client’s desired level of control, a skilled construction manager is responsible for, first and foremost, acting as the owner’s representative throughout the course of the project and providing cohesion from bid through delivery. Additional duties include preparing drawings to technical specifications and...

Vintage Meets Modern: Linear vs Phased Construction

Vintage Meets Modern: Linear vs Phased Construction

The world we live in is obsessed with vintage meeting modern. A common hobby is often restoring antique items, and making them seemingly brand new. Few often ponder the work that goes into doing this, and sometimes chalk restoration up to simply being a new coat of paint. There is a whole process that goes into the preservation and restoration...

Ignoring Building Envelope Repair Can Cost You

Ignoring Building Envelope Repair Can Cost You

If you have experienced leaks, mold, or excess dust in your building, you may need building envelope repair.   The building envelope is what protects the interior space from the elements and includes the building's roof, walls, windows, doors, and foundation. This outer shell protects a building's interior from water damage and outside air. Water leaking through a building envelope can cause expensive...