Architects Eager to Help Devastated Japan

A slow, painstaking recovery effort continues in the Tohoku region of Japan, which was ravaged on March 11 by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake and a 30-foot tsunami. Many architects are eager to help, whether that means raising money, lending design services, or mobilizing damage assessment teams. On March 30, architect Hisaya Sugiyama, head of Japan’s chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), sent a detailed and captivating letter to AIA members. In it, Sugiyama, who is principal of Tokyo’s Quincy Studio, put forward specific ideas about how the county should rebuild,...

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Hamptons Addition/Remodel

This was a small, outdated home in the Hamptons.  The entry was moved and a large living and dining room addition opened the home up for relaxed weekend living and entertaining.  All the bathrooms and the kitchen were completely updated and the whole house became brighter and more welcoming.  The long gated driveways provide privacy and add to the beauty of this wooded lot. Click here to open the gallery.

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Boca Raton Custom Home

The owners are professionals who wanted their office in their home.  The large office has its own entrance but can be easily integrated into the rest of the home in the future.  The layout reflects the owners’ casual, family oriented lifestyle.  The location is convenient to shops and restaurants, but the back yard creates a private, tropical retreat from the busy world right outside. Click here to open the gallery.

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Additions – Remodels

Additions and Remodels of Existing Homes There is great value in buying an older home and updating it, not only as an investment, but also in terms of customizing the house for the way you live. Sometimes your best real estate option is the home you already own, with a few improvements. A growing family might need an additional bathroom, or a new bedroom. Empty nesters suddenly have enough space for their dream master suite. A new entry feature on an older house instantly adds value and curb appeal. A modern, open kitchen makes entertaining and family gatherings easier and fun.   A remodel...

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Commercial Projects

Our full range of services extends from site planning and zoning approval to final punch list. Our clients include retail chains like Office Depot (over 100 stores, warehouses and sales offices), Mars Music (30 stores), Walgreens, Eyeglass World, Lasik Vision Centers, Stanton Optical and MyEye Lab locations around the country, as well as individual retail and restaurant locations. Our tenant improvement projects range from small offices to doctor’s and professional office space to Fortune 500 corporate headquarters. Click here to open the gallery.

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