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Category: Architectural design

  • 21
    Jun

    How to Get into Green Architecture

    Green Architecture has become a popular concept in recent years among other important disciplines. This is an architecture that advocates the reduction of the number of resources used in building construction and minimizes the negative environmental impact on human health by moderating the use of materials, energy, space, and...

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  • 22
    Jan

    Why Design-build method is so Effective.

    When it comes to the quality, economics and speed of a construction project, the design-build approach stands tallest of all building construction methods. Building a house involves three key components. An architect to provide the architectural design, a structural engineer to provide the structural design and a construction company...

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  • 04
    Dec

    An overview of Mediterranean architecture in the USA

    For about a century, Mediterranean architecture has become a trend, particularly in the United States. In fact, Mediterranean house designs were first seen in the United States during the 1920s and its popularity started to increase significantly after about a decade since then. As we can observe, Mediterranean architecture...

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  • 31
    Oct

    How to estimate residential construction costs

    The cost of architecture and its role as a creative boundary for the work. By necessity, this discussion will be an oversimplification-a conceptual approach because architecture is unique, complicated, and specific. Now, we will show you how we use a basic framework to inform the design process for our...

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  • 23
    Oct

    Garage conversion ideas to add value to your home

    Are you planning to increase the value of the residential house? Do you want to convert your useless garage into something interesting? Is it getting hard for you to find some great garage conversion ideas? Well! I know the uneasiness you must have been dealing with. Garage conversion is...

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  • 08
    Oct

    Find Some Architectural Features of a Modern Farmhouse

    The use of words like a modern farmhouse and American farmhouse skyrocketed in recent times and this is because of the increased awareness of the benefits of this home design. Whenever a farmhouse is mentioned, it brings back good memories, especially for those who had the privilege to grow...

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  • 26
    Sep

    Know About Dormer Loft Conversion

    The expanse of empty space across the United Kingdom is becoming a common sight nowadays and homeowners are looking to make good use of it. This means that they are turning to extensions and loft conversion in order to make their home more spacious and comfortable. In the field...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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