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Case Study: Early Childhood Center – Sustainable Construction

How do we incorporate sustainability into an early childhood center building? Completed in 2013, this early childhood learning center is built on land shared by a Quaker meeting house. The client group sought to accommodate 72 children aged 3 months to 5 years in a structure that promotes experiential learning and interaction with the environment and…

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Case Study: Early Childhood Conversion

OVERVIEW Located in an existing building attached to a Lutheran Church, this early childhood head start facility will serve the community for the growing need of childcare for infants through preschool age children. Within the program there are 4 classrooms, a staff room, a new shared kitchenette, an open central activity area and a new playground.   CLASSROOM…

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What You Need to Know About Site Analysis and Feasibility

A site analysis and feasibility study is the analysis of a property to determine its best use, based on your goals, local regulations and codes, and economic viability. This process can be overwhelming, especially if you’re a first time property owner. That’s why we’ve put together a site analysis and feasibility introduction series to help…

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How To Assemble A Team That Will Help You Evaluate Your Property

Team work on a site and feasibility analysis

Once you’ve established that you need a site analysis and feasibility study, the next step is to assemble a solid team of professionals to help you. So, who do you need to hire? The three main branches of your team will include an architect, an attorney, and a civil engineer. It’s a good practice to hire…

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As the end of the year approaches, we are reflecting on our favorite moments of 2016 – projects, events, drawings, models, articles.  We have enjoyed sharing these with you, our readers, throughout the year. We look forward to a wonderful 2017 ahead! Here are our favorites moments of 2016… FAVORITE RENDERING This courtyard park at Saint…

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