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Read more on 2021 New Architectural Styles and Trends You Can Expect to See

2021 New Architectural Styles and Trends You Can Expect to See

The new year brings with it a restart and refreshes on many new trends and new architectural styles while others continue to cement themselves in both design and construction. For example, with the environment in a consistent focus nowadays, sustainable design is no longer a feature, but a trend that continues to be present, year-over-year.…

Read more on Current Architectural Style in Homes and Buildings for 2020

Current Architectural Style in Homes and Buildings for 2020

A lot has changed over the last year, and the architectural world is no different. The current architectural style has seen dramatic shifts in both scale and design. We discuss some of the most notable changes 2020 has seen and whether or not these trends are here to stay. Current Architectural Style Interiors With Minimalist…

Read more on 5 Ways to Automate Your Home and Make It More Sustainable 

5 Ways to Automate Your Home and Make It More Sustainable 

We’re not quite in the age of robots or artificial intelligence doing all our menial tasks, but smart home technology is getting us closer every day. Not only does using a smart home manager help save time, but it also saves money and can even help save the environment through reduced use of energy.   We detail…

Read more on Ongoing Architectural Trends for 2020  

Ongoing Architectural Trends for 2020  

As we get further into the year, some predicted trends fall by the wayside while others dominate the market. Architectural trends are constantly shifting and changing as the current definition for what it means to be “modern” also changes throughout the year. Here are a few of the major trends we’ve noticed that you should take note…

Read more on Zesty Kitchen Makeover Ideas From a Passive Design Architect

Zesty Kitchen Makeover Ideas From a Passive Design Architect

Aside from your bedroom, your kitchen is probably one of the most-used spaces in your home. But who says it can’t be an expression of you or match your home and done so in a ‘green’ way? We’ve put together some fun ideas for a kitchen makeover to make it as zesty as the dishes you’re…

Read more on Where Old and New Collide: The Intersection of Smart Tech and Green Design  

Where Old and New Collide: The Intersection of Smart Tech and Green Design  

With so much talk about “going green” and reducing environmental impact in recent years, “smart green buildings” have been popping up more and more. Green building is specifically defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as “...the practice of creating structures and using processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building's life-cycle from siting to design, construction, operation,…

Read more on Okanagan Architecture: Saving The Bees In Our Cities 

Okanagan Architecture: Saving The Bees In Our Cities 

  Architects are famous for positively influencing our surroundings with visually stunning designs. As the world continues to evolve, we are taking more steps toward greener living. Okanagan architecture can go far in terms of respecting our natural environment. Saving the bees and our pollinators have become a huge priority. It has been quoted that…

Read more on Designing Your Ultimate Okanagan Dock

Designing Your Ultimate Okanagan Dock

  Summer storms, intense wind, and excessive flooding can take their toll on your Okanagan dock. Any type of property damage can be a stressful and expensive ordeal. And, waiting for insurance claims and deciding if it is worth taking a hit on your policy are other factors to consider. Architecturally Distinct Solutions can help…

Read more on Floating Architecture & BC Boat House Solutions

Floating Architecture & BC Boat House Solutions

Living on the water is many peoples’ dream. While floating homes and houseboats may not be a year-round option on Okanagan Lake, many locations in BC support floating architecture communities. Architecturally Distinct Solutions in Kelowna can help you design your ultimate abode. Tiny Homes & Floating Architecture   The tiny home revolution is on the…

Read more on Architecturally Symmetrical Examples We Adore

Architecturally Symmetrical Examples We Adore

Symmetry is a significant component when it comes to attraction. Psychological tests over the years have shown that people are often drawn to those who have symmetrical facial features. When we interpret balance, harmony and flow, we feel at ease and relaxed. It is no wonder then that in the world of architecture, symmetry has…