Awash in acronyms this week! We've spent a few days this week at the ArchitectureBoston Expo learning about new regulations, cutting-edge products and trends in the design industry.
Work continues apace on the multi-generational renovation! The second floor has been added and enclosed, the entirety of the first floor has been gutted and both floors now have the rooms framed out. In a savvy move, the homeowners took a few days to walk through the proposed room layout and confirm that the spaces were what they had envisioned as well as reviewing the layouts of the bathrooms to ensure they were happy with the proposed fixture layouts. This is a key time to institute any changes and to clarify any remaining issues in terms of layout.
A couple of articles that discuss the potential positives of a green home as well as the true viability of a green home renovation:
My BAC students have been hard at work producing some terrific films exploring concepts related to space and perception. Take a look at them on my YouTube Channel.
An interesting article from The Journal of the American Institute of Architects about what the key issues in residential design will be over the coming decade: