16 Memories of 2016

16 Memories of 2016

Take a look at some of our favorite 1Architecture moments in this year's wrap-up!

Art of the Architect

Art of the Architect

Beyond the familiar medium of buildings, architects have often applied their knowledge of design to some of the more traditional schools of art, such as sculpture, drawing, sketching, or painting. Through these works, architects commonly seek to capture their interpretations of space or the environment. 

What is LEED?

What is LEED?

As an architecture firm concentrated on ethics and principles of environmental design, it is important for our designers to be constantly learning about products and methods of design that create a successful, sustainable building. It is also important for us to exhibit this understanding of “green” design in order share knowledge with our clients and teams. Throughout the process of developing a sustainable design, we will often reference “LEED®” efforts - but what do we mean?

Sustainability

Sustainability

Sustainability in architecture has been researched and employed for centuries, despite the common misconception that the “green movement” is simply a trend of recent times. However, technology and research into environmental ethics over the last 50 years has progressed significantly, resulting in much higher levels of awareness and implementation.