The Sustainable Tahiti Housing Complex – Low Income Units Built Efficiently

Santa Monica based architectural firm Daly Genik, which is responsible for some of the impressive interior work at the W Hotel in Hollywood, has teamed up with a local non-profit organization to redevelop a low-rise apartment complex at the entrance of the I-10 freeway in downtown Santa Monica. These high-density, low-rise workforce-housing complexes are common […]

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Colorado Cabin Design – Wickstrom

Gordon Wickstrom boasts of being the oldest, living, in captivity, brought-back-alive, writer on angling in English. He’s at home in Boulder, Colorado, where, in retirement from his professorship in drama, he now writes and blogs about most anything. He likes to be known as The Boulder Creek Angler, the title under which he writes. His […]

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The Greenest Building in the World?

No one seems to be taking the heightened awareness of energy efficiency and renewable energy more seriously than the Shimizu Corporation, a large architecture, engineering and construction company based in Tokyo, Japan. They have recently opened their new headquarters boasting as the greenest building in the world, claiming the new headquarters emits the least amount […]

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BCBR Green Summit 2012

August 7th marked the Boulder County Business Report’s Green Summit (BCBR Green Summit 2012)– a full day conference offering speakers and seminars to help us all learn how to be “greener” in our business mission, philosophy and practices. This year’s BCBR Green Summit was themed “Blending Business & The Environment” and took place at the Millennium Harvest House. […]

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The Latest and Greatest High Line 3 Design

It’s hard to talk about architecture nowadays without mentioning one of the most innovative design concepts of the highly anticipated High Line project in New York City. There has been a huge buzz going around recently about what the High Line team could possibly produce for the third segment of the revamped historic freight rail […]

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3D Modeling in Architecture

There are many different ways of presenting ideas in architecture but the most powerful and effective tool today is that of computer generated renderings (3D Modeling in Architecture). Before computers were mainstream, the Architect would have to spend large amounts of time to draw perspectives by hand. While the hand drawn renderings, depending on the […]

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Chautauqua Contemporary Architecture

Located on a corner city lot at the crest of a hill between Boulder’s Flatirons to the south and The Dakota Ridge to the north, this contemporary architecture responds to these iconic views by opening up towards both settings resulting in an interpretation of the classic butterfly roof.  The client’s directive to SSA was to […]

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London 2012 Olympics—The Sustainable Architecture of the 2012 Olympics

In less than a week, visitors from all across the globe will meet in London to cheer on their native countries in one of the most celebrated games in our world’s history. What these visitors will be arriving to may be quite the pleasant surprise, especially considering all the reports of record-breaking rainfall and floods in […]

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Giant’s Causeway Visitors Centre: Epic Building on Epic Landscape

The Giant’s Causeway Visitors’ Centre, one of Ireland’s biggest tourist attractions,  is situated on Northern Ireland’s Giant’s Causeway Coast. The structure, which attracts about a million visitors annually, was recently redesigned with the latest sustainable strategies and materials in order to reduce the strain on the surrounding environment.

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Ranch Design & Marketing

SSA is very knowledgeable of the ways of the Western ranch design. From a true working cattle ranch to the gentleman’s ranch with riding facilities, SSA will lead you through the process of locating and designing all homes, barns, arenas and even fences to create your Western getaway. Creekside Ranch Newly listed, this western, lodge-style home, […]

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