Category: Architectural Design

Pros & Cons: Wood as a Building Material

Wood, or lumber, is considered as one of the oldest and most convenient materials used to construct any type of building or structure. Whether it’s 2×4’s or 2×12’s, the material literally grows on trees and is widely available. Because wood is also lightweight and can easily be cut, contractors typically consider lumber as their go-to… Read More »

Pressure Treated Wood is Not All the Same

  Wood has been an invaluable building material for thousands of years, but in certain situations, it is prone to infestation, decay, and rot; limiting its usefulness for many applications. To improve the wood’s properties, chemicals compounds can be infused into the wood grain under intense pressure under a process called “pressure treatment.” These chemical… Read More »

Project Spotlight: Uni-Cast

We have been selected by Uni-Cast ( of Londonderry to provide architectural and engineering design services for a small but critical expansion of their manufacturing facility. We will help this amazing metal casting company increase production and serve the needs of their clients better with our new design. Before: To be constructed: The best part… Read More »