Parking Relationship To A Building 19 Mar
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Not only are there countless ways to approach a building on foot, but parking options are endless as well. Here, watch how the relationship between buildings and parking locations combine functionality and site design.

Site Design 26 Mar
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Site planning in landscape architecture and architecture refers to the organizational stage of the landscape design process. It involves the organization of land use zoning, access, circulation, privacy, security, shelter, land drainage, and other factors. This is done by arranging the compositional elements of landform, planting, water, buildings and paving and building. Site planning generally begins by assessing a potential site for development through site analysis. Information about slope, soils, hydrology, vegetation, parcel ownership, orientation, etc. are assessed and mapped. By determining areas that are poor for development (such as floodplain or steep slopes) and better for development, the planner or architect can assess the optimal location and design a structure that works within this space.

 

There is a lot to consider when choosing a site to build on. This video takes a look at the different ways to design with the surroundings in mind.

 

Designing A Buildings Entrance 20 Feb
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Entrances can make great first impressions . . . or not. This video shows examples of fun transition zones between the exterior and interior of a space.

Window Design By Progressive Architecture 04 Oct
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Changing the window type alters both the view outside, and the environment inside the room.

Rethinking Doors By Progressive Architecture 03 Apr
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A beautiful entryway is one of those discrete necessities that can have a major effect in your home's look and feel. Like trim or molding, most entryways go genuinely unnoticed, however, they can dramatically affect the appearance of the home/room. Since the greater part of us buy or lease homes with the entryways already installed, we frequently look directly past them.