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12 10, 2017

The Difference Between Contemporary and Modern Architecture

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Modern architecture and contemporary architecture are often used interchangeably. However, in architecture the terms “Modern” and “Contemporary” aren’t the same. They are actually separate architectural styles that have their own unique histories. In fact, Modern architecture is actually much older than its Contemporary counterpart, tracing its origins back to the early 20th century! Modern Architecture [...]

26 09, 2017

Designing Architecture for Hurricane Resistance

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Hurricane Irma swept through Florida with all the fury of Mother Nature having a bad day. The destruction left within her wake will require long-term recovery action, but for all of its wrath, Southwest Florida still withstood Irma’s high winds and rain better than Miami did Hurricane Andrew. It is a blessing that we can [...]

10 08, 2017

4 Challenges Architects Face—And How to Fix Them

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Like many industries, architecture has evolved at a rapid pace, and thus it is experiencing growing pains. While no two companies are exactly the same, we have been able to encounter common trends experienced among architectural professionals and firms across the board. Many of these hurdles have developed as technology, communication, generations, and inspiration change [...]

24 07, 2017

5 Things to Share with Your Architect

By | July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Things to Share with Your Architect

When a client hires an architect to complete a design for their next building project, he or she may not always know what information is best to bring to the table. After all, if they knew what it took to create a blueprint and design, they wouldn’t need to hire the experts! Skillful architects often [...]

29 06, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Stone Veneer

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Stone veneer is a popular choice among both commercial and residential architectural designs. There is something timeless about a stone exterior (and interior!) that draws the eye and enchants the heart. We’ve been using it since the early days of construction as a necessity, and now we turn to it for its aesthetic appeal. With [...]

17 04, 2017

Comparing Different Types of Architects

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When we hear the word “architect,” we picture a professional leaning over a desk as they sketch out the latest design for a home or building. But did you know that not all architects are the same? Most specialize in certain types of design. While these specialties may cross over various industries and fields, they [...]

14 03, 2017

Meet Your Next Florida Architect

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South Florida Architecture has made a name for itself in custom architecture designs for businesses, real estate developers, and homeowners alike. With over 50 years of combined experience, our talented team brings both passion for our trade and well-tested skill to the drawing board as we help our clients turn their visions into a physical [...]

2 03, 2017

Commercial Architecture in Florida: Styles and Types

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Choosing the right commercial architect in Florida isn’t just a matter of finding a licensed professional. It takes research, interviewing, and exploring architectural styles to see which professional’s skills align with the vision of how your commercial business should look and feel. We’ve already covered how to hire an architect in four clear steps, but [...]

15 02, 2017

How to Hire an Architect

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If you’re unfamiliar with how to hire an architect, it can feel like a daunting task! Especially if you don’t work in the design or construction industries. Whether you’re a future homeowner looking for a custom design or a business seeking out a creative professional to help you bring your vision to life, it pays [...]

20 12, 2016

Trends in South Florida Architecture

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Architectural Design by South Florida Architecture, Inc. Today, South Florida architecture is leaning toward modern simplicity. From condos and townhomes to highrises and luxury estates, residents of the Sunshine State are seeking the sleek ambiance of large windows, natural lighting, and contemporary steel, granite, wood, and glass designs, especially along the Atlantic coast. [...]