San Francisco Architects’ horror on the reality of Landfills.

San Francisco Architects’ horror on the reality of Landfills.

San Francisco Architects’ horror on the reality of Landfills. Why landfills? We have landfills,  trash  and global warming on our mind. With horrifying images of large trash deposits floating in our oceans and observing trash and waste disposal habits of folks… Continue Reading

Real Estate Forecast and Trends for San Francisco Architects

REAL ESTATE FORECAST AND TRENDS FOR SAN FRANCISCO ARCHITECTS

Real Estate Forecast and Trends for San Francisco Architects We recently attended a bi-yearly conference with real estate giants in Los Angeles. The entire event proved to be very educational specially, given the  troubled national economy with a strong focus on current and… Continue Reading

Lessons from Empire State Building for San Francisco Architects.

An iconic building like the Empire state was responsible for 25,000 tons per year of Carbon dioxide emissions, and the 102 stories cost $11,000,000 in annual energy, prior to 2008.  This was all before the building went through an exercise… Continue Reading

San Francisco Architects’ perspective on Mold & your health.

SAN FRANCISCO ARCHITECTS’ PERSPECTIVE ON MOLD & YOUR HEALTH.

Mold is an ongoing problem in existing buildings and can cause significantly poor indoor air quality affecting the occupants’ health. Mold isn’t always visible and can very well exist in ducts. It comes from outside but grows in areas where… Continue Reading

A snap shot of Seventh Step Foundation by their Architect

A snap shot of Seventh Step Foundation by their Architect HB+A Architects was hired by Seventh Step Foundation to provide Architectural Services in 2009. The Foundation wanted to develop a new “substance abuse rehabilitation facility” in Alameda County, to service parolees… Continue Reading

VOCs on the Paint Label, a guide for San Francisco Architects

VOC Guide for San Francisco Architects

VOCs on the Paint Label, a guide for San Francisco Architects We encourage folks to judiciously read labels on products just like most seek nutrition content on food labels. Most people are tricked by the marketing claims from product suppliers… Continue Reading

San Francisco Fashion Week – August just got more exciting!

SanFranciscoFashionweek started on Monday the 8Th of August and has been going on with full force. The week long festivities include fashion installations, Apple workshops on fashion illustration and photography. The runway lineup from Friday to Sunday includes looks from… Continue Reading

Lessons from NOLA for San Francisco, Bay Area Architects

Lessons from NOLA for San Francisco, Bay Area Architects We were recently in New Orleans for the AIA convention and as much as we enjoyed the sessions at the convention, we were incredibly intrigued by the City that is New… Continue Reading