Learn About Modern Balcony Design

Modern balconies in multifamily construction are hot right now. Residents want balconies for connection outside of their living space…to feel breathtaking views, take in the sounds of nature, or view the bustling city from above. This increased balcony demand creates a need for a modern way of thinking about balconies.

How to Create a Stable Balcony

What helps make a balcony safe and stable? A safe and stable balcony is best created by engineering know-how and innovation. We’ve all been on balconies where the railing seems a little loose or the decking seems a little unsafe. Those balconies were built with the cheapest cost in mind, without consideration of occupant safety
Acronyms and Industry Terms of the Construction Industry Sometimes architects speak their own “archispeak,” using words like WELL, LEED, BIM, built environment, biophilia, and ROM. The other day we used Google to figure out what ROM meant from an architect’s standpoint and then translated the literal meaning from Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) to the
Today’s fast pace world expects everything right now, and the construction industry is part of this demand. Amazon adds to this mindset with its same-day shipping. I call this expectation of thinking “everything can be had in your hands at your command,” or the “Amazon Now Effect.” Seemingly, this effect finds a way into the