Bricks Still Click with Homeowners

Brick abides! In fact, archaeological records trace fired or “baked” bricks of clay back to at least 2,600 BCE. Fired brick use continues to thrive today, of course, as it remains one of the most sustainable, fire- and insect-resistant, and strongest building materials available. Plus, as a homeowner or homeowner-to-be of a historic brick home [...]

By |2022-04-06T14:06:29-06:00April 6th, 2022|Homeowner, Rehab Architecture|Comments Off on Bricks Still Click with Homeowners

2021: A REspace odyssey

Although we were relatively quiet in terms of blogging throughout 2021, we have a very good reason. As a southern Illinois architecture firm that is also fully virtual, we were busy managing a myriad of architecture and construction projects! This full slate included the final photographic documentation of the All Volleyball headquarters project, whose construction [...]

By |2022-01-27T05:32:29-06:00January 27th, 2022|Architectural Trends, Entrepreneur, Homeowner, Local St. Louis Architecture|Comments Off on 2021: A REspace odyssey

Finding the “Right” Rural Home: We Have a Plan for That

According to Moversville, finding the “right” home is the #1 challenge when moving to a rural or less populous area. But you're likely here on our page because you've already weighed all the pros and cons. You've checked all the angles—acute and obtuse—of living the rural life and you're all in for nature. Or you'd [...]

By |2021-12-17T12:11:30-06:00December 17th, 2021|Architectural Trends, Homeowner|Comments Off on Finding the “Right” Rural Home: We Have a Plan for That

Are Antimicrobials Effective in the Home?  

Microbes Weigh on Our Minds It's no wonder that homeowners and those in the market for a home are wondering if antimicrobials (essentially "germ-killers") are effective and safe. Although the number of vaccinated people continues to rise in the U.S. and globally, as of this writing, COVID-19 has killed close to 590,000 Americans and more [...]

By |2021-06-30T09:26:32-06:00May 18th, 2021|Architectural Trends, Architecture Techniques, Current Events, Entrepreneur, Homeowner|Comments Off on Are Antimicrobials Effective in the Home?  

A Last-Minute Gift Idea for the Design-Curious Child

If you are still looking for that unique last-minute gift idea for the holidays, one we might suggest for children is author Lora Teagarden's The Little Architect's Alphabet: Learning Your Letters through Design. The book was published in October 2020. My children and I recently finished reading this primer on architecture and design, and it [...]

By |2020-12-22T08:13:10-06:00December 17th, 2020|Architectural Trends, Entrepreneur, Homeowner|1 Comment

Three Critical Ways Architects Help You Complete a Building Project

Hello, and welcome to our new series on Architectural Services. This series serves as a response to the numerous questions we get from new clients who have not experienced the architectural process of design and construction. So, if you have ever wondered what is zoning in architecture or what services an architect provides, look no farther. [...]

By |2020-12-11T13:41:30-06:00December 11th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Homeowner, Rehab Architecture, Restaurant Architecture, Veterinary Architecture|Comments Off on Three Critical Ways Architects Help You Complete a Building Project

Residential Rebound is in Play Despite Market Drama

Thanks largely to a global health emergency, drama reigns in 2020. But could ongoing market drama mean a residential rebound? This situation prevails in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) fields, too, although construction has been pummeled less than, say, in-person service fields such as hospitality and travel or even education. Take, for example, projected [...]

By |2020-10-06T12:57:48-06:00October 6th, 2020|Architectural Trends, Current Events, Entrepreneur, Homeowner|Comments Off on Residential Rebound is in Play Despite Market Drama

What’s Going on Right Now

REspace Design Current Events What an amazing journey that we could never have predicted. So much has happened over the last 2 years to get us to where we are today. We hope you have been following along as we build and grow Respace Design. Here is a small window into what's going on right [...]

By |2019-06-05T13:00:50-06:00June 5th, 2019|Current Events, Entrepreneur, Homeowner, Rehab Architecture|Comments Off on What’s Going on Right Now

May is Deck Safety Month

Everyone loves their deck or patio here in the Midwest and with Deck Safety Month upon us, here are a few things to think about. Deck safety and good deck design go hand in hand. An architect, deck company, or custom deck builder can help you to design your deck to meet the adopted code [...]

By |2020-05-13T13:33:08-06:00May 22nd, 2019|Architectural Trends, Homeowner, Local St. Louis Architecture, Rehab Architecture|Comments Off on May is Deck Safety Month

Tips for Entrepreneurs and Homeowners Part 03

How to get an accurate proposal for your project. As a design professional I meet clients at varying stages of their journey. Some have already acquired their current project and need help revitalizing it while others are looking for just the right space. Regardless of where you are in the process there are many common, [...]

By |2019-01-15T17:06:05-06:00January 15th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Homeowner, Local St. Louis Architecture, Rehab Architecture|Comments Off on Tips for Entrepreneurs and Homeowners Part 03
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