architecture

What is an Architect?

An architect is a professional who designs buildings and other structures. The word “architect” comes from the Greek word “arkhitekton,” which means “chief builder.” Architects use their creativity and technical skills to design safe, functional, and aesthetically pleasing buildings. They must also be able to work within budgetary and time constraints. Many architects specialize in …

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How you can Turn Your Bungalow Into A Storied House

Land is one of the most valuable resources that a person can have; it’s the base on which we build a shelter for ourselves and our children. However, with the current global population in excess of seven billion, there exists an ever-increasing demand for land to be used to construct shelter for the ever-increasing population, …

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How to Eliminate Health and Safety Risks on Construction Projects

Construction risks/ hazards are present and on-site situations that pose a threat to the health and life of the construction team and the surrounding environment. It is of great importance to identify and eliminate these situations, as mentioned in The Most Common Health & Safety Risks during Construction. This article outlines viable ways to prevent health …

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The Most Common Health and Safety Risks During Construction

A building site is a piece of land where construction projects, for example, building, repairing, or demolishing a building, are taking place. To accomplish these projects, employing heavy equipment, working at heights, and interacting with hazardous materials are ever-present activities that pose considerable construction risks. A workplace risk (hazards) is a situation that has the …

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Common Challenges to Expect when Building Your Home

The idea of building a “your home” excites most people. Many people want to experience the satisfaction of building their own home just the way they want. However, this satisfaction doesn’t come without challenges. Here are the most common challenges we see people face when trying to build their homes: Cost The more you understand …

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How to Manage Your Home’s Construction Project

Most homeowners choose to supervise their home building process to have first-hand control over the cost and quality of the works. Unfortunately, most homeowners are unprepared and ill-equipped for the task at hand. Since self-supervision is not bound to change end anytime soon, we believe it is best to equip the soon-to-be a homeowner with …

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A Guide to Building Your House In Stages

The challenges of constructing a house in a single continuous phase stem from both a financial and a project managerial root. In so doing, most house construction projects are broken down into logical phases that are easy on the wallet and technical supervisors. In this article, we will discuss the best practice to construct your …

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The Steps & Stages In The Construction Of A House

The construction of a house is always undertaken in specific steps or stages. These Stages are arranged to utilize a specific team on site (masons, electricians, carpenters, etc.) to the fullest before you release them and bring in another. Since most of these construction activities are specialized and require personnel of high experience, it’s important …

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Bungalow vs a Two-Story Home: Which Is Better to Own?

People often find themselves in a dilemma when choosing between a bungalow (single story) and a double story home. This article will address the benefits and challenges of going with either the bungalow or storied home. There are a variety of ways to compare the advantages of a bungalow vs a storied home. Your choice …

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