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During one of our A-Team huddles, our key membership services person, Raven, shared the three questions she’s most asked. Number one is, what’s the difference between membership and certification?

Architectural detail of modern sustainable school building on Groningen Campus, Netherlands

Green building design is the process of designing and constructing buildings in a way that minimizes their environmental impact.

A house with a storm in the distance. Text overlay says "Designing A Stormproof Home."

Spring and Summer bring nasty storms, especially in the south. Some of a building designer’s responsibilities are to design a safe home. That includes storm-proof homes. Storms can cause the roof to collapse, windows to break, … Read More

Detail of a classic house with green wooden windows and front door - rendering

Forced perspective is a technique used in architecture to create the illusion of depth or scale. It can be used to make a small space seem larger or create the impression of a towering skyscraper. By using … Read More

If you’re a small building design firm, you know that time is of the essence. Every day counts when it comes to completing a project on schedule and under budget. Here are seven hacks to help … Read More

The inside of a home is just as important as the exterior.  Indeed, it can make or break the feel of a place and prove to be the difference between an average house and a great … Read More

Man architect looking at tablet with building design plan

Working as a building designer can be rewarding in many different ways other than from a good building designer salary. You get to make your schedule, build cool designs, and solve problems on the go. This … Read More

How to get started designing buildings in the metaverse.

Getting started in the metaverse is much easier than you might think. Although the metaverse is new, and you might not be a super technical person, designing buildings in the metaverse might be even easier for … Read More

Getting Started with Working Drawings on top of a set of house plans.

Working drawings are essential in the design process, and it’s easy to see why.  They provide a visual representation of how architects and engineers will approach designing your project.  In addition, working drawings allow for clear … Read More