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  • 17
    Sep

    How adding mezzanine create new spaces without extending your home

    Whenever you think of adding more room in your home, extending upwards or full loft conversion is a popular option. This is not always the only solution, depending on the architecture of your property. If you work with a clever and reliable architect, you would be amazed that the...

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  • 13
    Sep

    Home Design Guide: Innovative Ideas for Side Return Extension

    When you look at typical terraced houses built to model the Victorian or Edwardian style, you realize that most of them come with the side return extensions. To some people, this is just a useless region of space behind a home that can only be used as a dumping...

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  • 10
    Sep

    Home remodeling, Here’s How it Should Be Done

    Are you planning to renovate your home instead of selling and moving? You’re not alone. In fact, more people share the same plans as you because the market doesn’t leave a lot of room to move to a nicer, bigger, or better home. According to key findings in the...

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  • 04
    Sep

    House renovation mistakes that can be very costly

    Entering a House Renovation process can be tricky, especially if you want to see all your money’s worth. Sure, many times the home improvements tend to focus on visuals and things you can see. But the reality is that a lot of people invest in a huge range of...

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  • 29
    Aug

    Affordable home design: 5 Principles for Building a Home Cost-Effectively

    For most people, buying a home is one of the biggest investment of their lives as they continue to pay for it so long as they own it. Some people prefer building from scratch over buying an existing house particularly because of the benefit of greater control over the...

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  • 27
    Aug

    Project update: French American School project is approaching its final stages

    With the new school year kicking off, the students at French American Elementary School in La Jolla will find a new built Robotics Lab, with large glass panel roll-up doors, making it stand out from other school buildings. The School is working to upgrade its environment and make it...

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  • 21
    Aug

    Guide for house refurbishment and design – more space by internal alterations

    Breathing new life into the old house, rescuing a gem from ruining or simply refurbishing a neglected home can be incredibly rewarding. However, before your enthusiasm can get the best of you, it is better that you properly prepare for the entire process. It will allow you to manage...

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  • 20
    Aug

    Exploring Islamic interior design

    The Islamic interior design was controlled by many ancient civilizations including arches and columns which were controlled by the Roman designs. Be that as it may, privacy is an essential commodity in Islamic culture, little wonder Muslim buildings were constructed to offer optimum privacy without compromising on the quality...

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  • 14
    Aug

    ADU: California accessory dwelling units policy will help solve housing crisis

    The owners of single-family properties are permitted by the new state law to construct guest apartments or accessory dwelling units. It seems like a perfect solution to ease up the housing crunch in California. Hosing a crisis in California has turned into a serious issue. The recently introduced policies...

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  • 13
    Aug

    Modular classroom – robotics lab classroom project for San Diego French American School

    S3DA-Design broke ground on the Robotics Lab Classroom project for San Diego French American School in late June and its fast-track feature has been the main challenge throughout the project; it has to be completed before the new school year starts in late August. The project is to add a...

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  • 09
    Aug

    Most Popular architectural Styles, Find your dream home design

    There are over 125 million residential apartments in the US. You can imagine the variety available. With much diversity comes an overwhelming dilemma. Different regions in the US have different preferred styles. This post is a tour of the different home architectural styles preferred in the different states. An...

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  • 07
    Aug

    Reduce the construction cost whilst design process

    Imagine you’ve decided to construct your dream home. You then call the building contractor to give you a cost estimate based on the proposed design. Unfortunately, they come up with what is way above what you anticipated. Minimizing construction cost is somewhat the last thing on your mind. This...

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  • 01
    Aug

    The Most Popular House Styles in America

    You might think you know the popular house styles in your state, but have you done enough research to back this up? After carrying out some studies, we have some facts that would either amaze you or prove your hypothesis right. S3DA Design analyzed the home listing data for...

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  • 26
    Jul

    Ranch Style House – America’s First Choice Home

    The ranch-style house has been gaining widespread dominance in the last few decades. According to a 2016 study by Trulia, more than half of the states in the United States prefer ranch-style houses to other house styles. Considering the several modern architectures that exist, ranging from Victorian style to...

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  • 24
    Jul

    Smart Buildings: What they are, Benefits and Future Prospects

    Right from the time humans existed, one of her most basic needs has been to have a shelter. Early men found refuge in caves and other natural shelters-providing structures. As time progressed, humans began to apply their initiative to use materials like stones, animal hides, wood and leaves to...

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  • 17
    Jul

    Convert a Basement into an Apartment

    Have you got an unused basement in your house? If your answer to that is yes, converting the basement into an apartment is a really great move because it’ll increase your home value. When you convert base apartments, you increase additional space that can be used as an extra...

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  • 12
    Jul

    Ranch style homes – 10 Attributes to Go After in House Plans 2000 to 2500 square feet.

    There are two major scenarios, with respect to size, that makes a house undesirable with time. They are too little or too much space. When couples get newlywed, the common trend is to get a house that suits their space needs. However, as time progresses, they expect a child...

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  • 10
    Jul

    How Green Buildings are transforming the Construction Job Prospects in California

    Global warming is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. To combat this self-created menace that cuts across numerous industries, innovative approaches have been developed over the last few decades. In the United States, the construction industry accounts for over 39% of greenhouse emissions. This means that...

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  • 03
    Jul

    5 common home construction methods

    The latest materials for use in building any home requires important coordination with builders and architects. Once you have a custom home plan, a number of items can be easily framed on-site and completed alongside the best standards in the industry. There are a number of ways that you...

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  • 28
    Jun

    Where is the structural engineering leading us?

    Structural engineering has been hailed as an integral part of the construction industry. This would’ve not have been accomplished without the efforts and input of the highly skilled structural engineers and architects who are involved in the process of building the sector. These professionals keep on expanding their skillset...

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