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  • Projects Under Construction 2017.02.15

    Thursday, February 16th, 2017

      Here are 4 Calgary residential design projects under construction or about to start construction in innercity neighborhoods. The first is a new semi-detached project in the SW Calgary Community of Glenbrook. A modern exterior with raised 2-story entry ceiling. The second project consists of 2 planned 22′-0″ wide single family homes with basement stairwell access. […]

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  • 2017 Is off to a Roar.

    Sunday, February 12th, 2017

    It may not be the Chinese Year of the Lion, but it sure feels that way this year to start 2017. It communicating with many of my colleagues in this field, there seems to be a lull in the market, but I cannot say that our company has seen any evidence of that for quite […]

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  • Calgary Downtown Buildings

    Sunday, February 12th, 2017

    I always enjoy architectural buildings and the skyline. I think that is about time to start doing more photography. I want to work my way up to using a tilt-shift lens.

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  • Project Updates 2016.10.08

    Saturday, October 8th, 2016

    This Thanksgiving week has ended with our company involved in a variety of project proposals and completions for permitting. We completed a Glenbrook corner lot semi-detached.It features a transitional exterior with mixed materials and colors as well as a low slope roof design. We completed building permit drawings for an Aspen Estates two-story home. Earlier in […]

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  • The Marilyn Monroe of Calgary Recreation Centers

    Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

    I can almost guarantee that our new NW City of Calgary #RockyridgeRecreationCenter is going to win some sort of architectural award. The undulating roof is comprised of sweeping engineered curved beams giving the illusion as viewed from the hill behind of the rolling Foothills. From the front, it is just a beautiful undulating facade as […]

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  • Tech Council Sees the Future, Part 1 – A.I. and machine learning will monitor and fix your home

    Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

    CEDIA’s Tech Council Sees the Future, Part 1 CEDIA- custom Electronic Design & Installation Association • July 5 ••• Feeling overwhelmed? Of course you are. We all are, to some extent. We’re on a ride that’s getting ever faster, a ride powered by the “Law of Accelerating Returns.” That premise, famously posited by Google Futurist Ray Kurzweil, […]

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  • Millennials will be renting for a lot longer

    Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

    The following is an article from CNBC News. Although based upon US study, this trend indicates possibly both a desire and the inability to be able to purchase a home due to either a growing wage to mortgage ratio gap or a desire to be less material. John W. Schoen | @johnwschoen Friday, 9 Sep 2016 […]

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  • How To Estimate Your Custom Home Costs

    Thursday, July 21st, 2016

    You have a dream to own a home and you plan to have a customized home that will suit your needs. It is easy to come up with custom made ideas on how you would like your home to look like. Many people however, overlook the fact that they need to plan ahead on the […]

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  • Coming Up With A Sustainable Building Design

    Friday, July 8th, 2016

    Are you planning to build a dream home for your family? You will be interested to know that there is a new global initiative that seeks to promote building designs that are more sustainable. It means coming up with practical building designs that help to moderate the use of energy, material and space. This in […]

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  • Factors You Should Never Ignore When Designing A Custom Home

    Friday, May 13th, 2016

    Getting a custom made home is one of the most sought after ways to own a home in this day and age. This is because by doing so, you will end up with a home that actually matches your needs, rather than one that has already been built. With the latter, you will need to […]

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