Top Architectural Travel Destinations

You certainly don’t have to be an architect to appreciate stunning design. Experiencing the world through its manmade infrastructure is a powerful experience, full of visual stimuli that will leave you breathless for months after your vacation has ended. If you’re planning an escape, consider making it a design-centric getaway. There’s so much to be […]

read more

Sopher Sparn’s New Year’s Resolutions for 2016

It has been an incredible year since our merger in 2015. Our team grew, we expanded our office, our projects have been fun and challenging and our clients have kept us inspired all year long. We’re excited to see where 2016 takes us, especially since we have lots of new projects coming up (we can’t […]

read more

Rose Quartz and Serenity: 2016 Pantone Color of the Year

When it comes to the use of color, Pantone is the undisputed authority for every profession from web design to interior design. Each year, their color specialists give us a detailed overview of which hues we can expect to see trending in the home and interiors marketplace over the next twelve months, and we design […]

read more

Net-Zero Family Farm Debut Party

Sopher Sparn Architects LLC was beyond excited to showcase the completed Net-Zero Family Farm at the Debut & Open House Party on Thursday, October 15, hosted by Beck Building Company. Lots of “oohs” and “aahs” were heard from friends, sub-contractors and close members of the project as they toured the 8,000 square-foot home, amazed with its impressive […]

read more

3 Architectural Elements that Help Cool Homes

While many people rely on A/C units and fans, there are several architectural elements that can also keep interior spaces cool, especially during the summer months. Natural cooling design strategies are energy efficient alternatives to air conditioning systems; we’ve compiled several ways architecture can lower indoor air temperatures:

read more

The Roots of Sustainable Architecture

Although many consider it a contemporary movement, fueled by the concerns of climate change, sustainability has been a component of architectural design throughout history. Today’s green designers are not the first to consider the importance of utilizing renewable or organic resources; architects have been building with the environment in mind for centuries.

read more

The Benefits & Drawbacks of a Tiny House

In most parts of the country, housing prices continue to rise as incomes diminish or (at best) stay stagnant. The majority of people’s paychecks often go toward their rent or mortgage, leaving them less money for other necessities like food, healthcare, education, and transportation.  As a result of this disconcerting economic disparity, The Tiny House […]

read more

Architecture and Your Health

How can architecture benefit people’s overall health? That’s the question internationally renowned architect Tye Farrow considers when starting a new design project. On his current lecture tour in Australia, Farrow has been discussing the connection between architecture and our well being: “What we build has a big impact on our minds, ability to think and […]

read more

Meet Sopher Sparn’s Principal Architects

Adrian Sopher was born in Calcutta and attended school at the University of Southern California and  the University of Pennsylvania. Adrian is a registered architect in Colorado and Pennsylvania and co-founder of Sopher Sparn Architects LLC. He has over 30 years of architectural experience in a variety of building types, including commercial, institutional, sports and entertainment, health-care, facilities for the […]

read more
1 2