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view of the interior layout of a house

Rooms layout and interior design of a house (photos)

Although the exterior architecture of a house gives it its style, even its personality, it is inside that is the quality of life and the fulfillment of the particular needs of the occupants reside. Comfort, space, light, user-friendliness, energy savings are all aspects that must be taken into account during the design, to build a living space that meets the lifestyle of the inhabitants and promotes well-being on a daily basis. Continue reading

The construction project manager

The construction project manager

In the field of construction, the construction project manager, also known as general contractor (in the US) and main contractor (in the UK), is the head of a construction project, an individual or legal person who directs the proper execution of the works. Continue reading

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Sustainable architecture in practice (methods and techs)

The philosophy of sustainability in architecture is embodied through different practices that aim to reduce the negative impact of a house or building on its environment and to take care of the quality of life of its users and neighboring community. The implementation of a sustainable architecture is manifest with choices of techniques, methods of management, the selection of materials and the internal organization of functions and spaces, in order to control, in particular, the consumption of energy and the life environment of users. Continue reading

Construction site of a large building

6 steps for the design and construction of buildings

The construction manager who directs the construction of a building for the client, organizes the construction according to a clearly defined sequence of steps that maximize the quality of the final work. Most often, it is therefore the architect who is the construction project manager, being the designer of a building, he is also the best suited to supervise its construction and oversee all the stages of an architectural project, sometimes in collaboration with a technical design specialist , economist or other partners, depending on the particularities of the project. Continue reading