2016 American Residential Design Awards (ARDA) Winners Everyone’s excited to see the 2016 American Residential Design Awards (ARDA) Winners, so we put this list up for you today on our first day back in the office after … Read More

We discussed the tour briefly in the June 27th Monday Minute, but we have more Summer 2016 Architectural Tour details to share with you this week. The tour begins with a walking tour of Curtis Park, … Read More

So,  When: August 4-7, 2015 Where: Omni Providence, Providence, RI The 2015 AIBD Annual Conference kicks-off three days of residential design training and tours with keynote speaker Michael Stein from Michael is sharing the top trends, both inside … Read More

By Peter Cipes, AIBD During the month of November 2010 I had the amazing experience of visiting a Hindu monastery on the island of Kauai. I was invited by one of the monks who lives there … Read More

A house with a beautiful yard.

Landscaping to Protect Your Property and the Environment A solid downpour can have damaging consequences for your [client’s] property in addition to the environment. Therefore, you need front and backyard flooding solutions. If it seems like storms have been … Read More

Need a designer for attic ventilation design or remodels? Check out If you want to learn more about attic ventilation, read on… You’ve Got Attic Ventilation Questions. The RAVC Has Answers By: Paul Scelsi, Air … Read More

During AIBD’s First Tuesday @ 2:00 program (May 7, 2013) on how to register your architectural works and technical drawings using the U.S. Copyright Offices eCO online process, our moderator received many house plan copyright questions … Read More

Designed for Success Managing your residential design business for success means that you have to monitor and make decisions based on many different variables. Each can be critically important to you at different times. However, the … Read More

The Value of Buildings Part 2: Exchange Value

This blog post is Part 2 of a series; this post focuses on exchange value. You can read Part 1 here. Exchange Value Buildings have a price tag – when built, occupied, and sold. Buildings are usually … Read More