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Architects who believe what we build matters.
Architects who believe what we build matters.

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If you are at all in sustainable home design then insulation and air sealing is a crucial element to take into consideration. This is a blog post we wrote with a few tips on properly insulation your hope to improve your heating and cooling energy efficiency.

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If you are going to renovate your apartment make sure to review your alteration agreement. here is an architect from an architect's perspective on renovating, alteration agreements, and the process.

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If you are going to renovate or do any type of demolition work you need to make sure to test for asbestos first. this i snot only important for safety and health reasons but it is also required by law. In New York City you must submit documents to the city recording the result of the testing. here is a blog post we wrote on the subject of asbestos testing.

https://jorgefontan.com/asbestos-testing-when-renovating/

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Just wrote an article about the rules for adding a bedroom to your apartment.

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This is an article we wrote on R5 Zoning in NYC

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If you are looking to combe apartments in NYC here is some information that might help.

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Learn about Concrete Houses and some of the reasons why we have been building them.
#concretehouse #architecture #homedesign

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Licensed Architects, Registered Architects, and AIA Architects what does this all mean? Architecture licensing registration explained.

#AIA #RegisteredArchitect #LicensedArchitect #Architect

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Fiberglass house prototype designed by Fontan Architecture.

#House #Homedesign #architecture
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