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A True Craftsman
Home design has long been plagued by home budgets. Sky rocketing costs have pushed us to build track homes and other poorly designed homes to keep the cost low and the profit high. The damages this has caused are various and are topics of more in-depth discussions. Suffice it to say that theyve created a cost driven society that ignores quality in areas like proper indoor flow, aesthetic detail, materials, environmental safety, health, etc. Home designers arent to blame for this, and neither are builders. Society evolved this way and its a problem in more than just homes. Lets look at a home that strives for something beyond quick construction, low cost, and mediocre design. The Corbin Park, from one of our newest home designer Read more
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Published On : 04-04-2008
Author : Steve Donegan
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Incorporating a Smart Home in your New Home Plan
  When most people build a new home, after they figure out all the basics, they start daydreaming and researching all the cool new features that they want their new home to have – if budget is not a big issue.  And even when people do not have the budget yet, they still want to know what features they can add into their home plan down the road. People today know that they want efficiency and simplicity when it comes to home automation. The smart home plan of the future with automated systems is here to stay.    If the concept of a smart home of the future brings back memories of the Jetson's futuristic home, you may actually be on the right track. But just remember that when designing your new smart ho Read more
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Published On : 08-06-2014
Author :Brian Toolan
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The Once and Future Smart Home: Get Ready for Technology at Your Fingertips
It’s Not Disney’s Smart House Anymore—It’s Your Smart Home!     Remember the 1999 Disney movie Smart House, about a computerized home designed for the specific purpose of making life easier for a family? Everyone knows the mishaps that follow the Cooper Family—until “Pat” the Smart House is reprogrammed to discharge her original responsibilities.   Fast forward to 2015, and the Disney comedy is not quite so unreal any more, as the “smart home” has transcended just being a trend. It is now here to stay.      Say Hello to the Smart Home and Its Integrated Systems   Very popular by 1998, home automation became trendy as more Read more
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Published On : 06-17-2015
Author :Rexy Legaspi
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