Every profession has its jargon, and architecture is no exception. From French words like “charrette” to obscure terms like “assemblage,” architects might as well speak a language of their own.
The Living Building Challenge (LBC) is the industry’s most rigorous measure of sustainable design. Overseen by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), it aims to cultivate building practices that enhance community life and benefit the planet.
Solar power offers many benefits. Whether you are a commercial building owner, a developer, or a public organization, investing in solar panels can help reduce your carbon footprint and utility costs.
Starting a building project can seem daunting—especially if it’s your first time. At first, you were dreaming of the possibilities the project presented. Now, as you get closer to hiring an architect, you are suddenly overwhelmed.
Some building owners enter a project with a clear idea of what they want and need. Others have no idea where to begin. How do you explain to your architect what you need when you don’t have the slightest clue?