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Tyler Stone

By: Tyler Stone
July 15th, 2022

Let’s face it: construction projects are expensive. Additional funding through grants or tax credits can go a long way in helping you complete your project and achieve the quality you desire. 

By: Tyler Stone
June 27th, 2022

On average, people spend 90% of their time indoors. While interior spaces are necessary for most daily activities, they often cut off our access to nature. Thankfully, designers can bring the outdoors inside.

By: Tyler Stone
June 22nd, 2022

A standard brick and mortar building was once the only option for new construction. Today, the market has expanded to offer lower-cost alternatives. If you’re operating on a tight budget, you may be considering a pre-engineered metal building. 

By: Tyler Stone
June 10th, 2022

Architects wear many hats. Their job is to manage costs, lead you through the design and construction process, and coordinate with consultants and vendors. But perhaps most importantly, architects find design solutions that work for your organization and give you the greatest value for your dollar.

By: Tyler Stone
May 25th, 2022

Sustainable design practices aim to reduce carbon emissions, minimize waste, and produce healthy environments. While the core objectives of sustainable design are the same across the globe, architects must adapt to local environments.

By: Tyler Stone
May 20th, 2022

Physical modeling is one of the most useful tools at an architect’s disposal. For centuries, the practice has helped architects solve complex problems and express ideas.

By: Tyler Stone
May 9th, 2022

The architectural process can be long and complex, and throughout a project’s lifecycle, goals and priorities may shift. That’s why we periodically check in with clients and make sure expectations are aligning with experience.

News

By: Tyler Stone
April 22nd, 2022

We are excited to announce that Iowa City Public Works has earned a COTE Top Ten Award. Each year, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) honors ten projects that exemplify sustainable design excellence. This marks the second time a Neumann Monson project has received this national honor.

By: Tyler Stone
April 18th, 2022

Site selection is a crucial component of any building project. The process involves analyzing your options and weighing the advantages and disadvantages of each. Whether you have a site in mind or you don’t know where to begin, an architect can help. 

By: Tyler Stone
April 15th, 2022

Visualization is foundational to the design process. When working with an architect, you’ll encounter many ideas and concepts. Visualizing these concepts and understanding the design intent will help you find solutions that fit your needs.