Philadelphia's Department of Licenses and Inspections released the following statement recently: "Effective October 1, 2019, EZ alteration permits for one- and two-family dwellings will only be issued when the homeowner is the primary occupant. Proof of residency must be demonstrated through a PA or Municipal identification card. All other permit applications for alterations will require [...]
Last week we talked about the marketing plans that we create to help communicate the design intent effectively with clients who may not be accustomed to reading architectural drawings. But plans, elevations and sections are simply not enough to communicate all the intricacies within the project. We create these 3d representative drawings to help visually [...]
About a year ago we announced that we were now able to create “Marketing Plans” for our clients. How is this beneficial for you, you may ask? Using these marketing plans that we are able to create you will be able to communicate the layout of a space and its potential to your prospective [...]
A few of our healthcare projects recently wrapped up and we're excited to feature them in our portfolio. Check out our healthcare portfolio page to see the 308 N Haddon, ENT and Gross Anatomy projects. Thanks for taking the time to peruse through them.
Laser scanning is a non-contact technological process that digitally captures and documents the shape of rooms and objects using a laser light. The scanner uses the laser to create "point clouds". Point clouds are a cluster of dots that lay where the laser hits a surface (i.e. floor, wall, ceiling or object). Simply put, laser [...]
In an earlier post we talked briefly about understanding BIM. Arch Daily recently posted an article showing 10 projects in which BIM was essential. The article talks about how the BIM process was integral in helping the AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) teams be on the same page, produce exact dimensions for fabrication and complete [...]
An early sketch from one of our healthcare projects where there is a linear accelerator being replaced.
We're excited to see the EPIC training facility for Jefferson Health complete and functioning in Voorhees, NJ. Here are a couple photographs of a few of the training rooms.
We recently came across this article on Arch Daily showing a sculptural pavilion structure that was built by robots and drones as a project by Institute for Computational Design and Construction and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design at the University of Stuttgart. This moth web-like pavilion is 12 meters and 1 [...]
Generally in architecture when someone refers to a building as ‘green’ they are referring to the fact that the buildings are built with environmental requirements and the conservation of energy in mind. In this recent WSJ article by Ken Wells he talk about structures that are green in a different way. A biophilic way. Biophilia [...]