Monthly Archives: September 2012

Ask an Architect #1

Editor’s note: Welcome to Ask an Architect, a regular feature on the Kastrop Group blog. Each question is answered by Principal Architect D. Michael Kastrop, AIA.  If you have a question, send it in to ask@kastropgroup.com.  Enjoy! Question:  We’re planning … Continue reading

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Hiring an Architect: What Does it Cost?

Note: This article, written by Lorianna Kastrop, was originally published on Angie’s List on Sept. 23, 2011. Homeowners often ask, “What is the ‘going rate’ for an architect?” The going rate will depend on several factors. Typically, architectural firms will … Continue reading

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Hiring an Architect: A Cautious Approach can Save Money

Note: This article, written by Lorianna Kastrop, was originally published on Angie’s List on Sept. 23, 2011. Here are some suggestions to save money on remodeling by taking a cautious approach and understanding what to expect from your architect. You … Continue reading

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Hiring an Architect: Do We Need One for a Small Project?

Note: This article, written by Lorianna Kastrop, was originally published on Angie’s List on Sept. 23, 2011. Homeowners often ask, “Do we really need an architect for a small remodeling project?” There are several reasons to hire an architect, even … Continue reading

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Beneficial Buildings and Healthy Homes: Plastic Sheeting and Duct Tape

This is the third in a series of articles about what you can do to improve your living and working environments.  There have been many recent breakthroughs in technology, design, and science that give us new ideas to make our … Continue reading

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Beneficial Buildings and Healthy Homes: Eleven Safety Tips

This is the second in a series of articles about what you can do to improve your living and working environments.  There have been many recent breakthroughs in technology, design, and science that give us new ideas to make our … Continue reading

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Beneficial Buildings and Healthy Homes: Carbon Monoxide Detectors

This is the first in a series of articles about what you can do to improve your living and working environments.  There have been many recent breakthroughs in technology, design, and science that give us new ideas to make our buildings … Continue reading

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