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The Intersection of Architecture and Interior Design

MSA Podcast – Episode #6 I had the great pleasure of an interview with Bobby Tone, owner of Studio B Elements, who has dual degrees in interior design and architecture and founded her design business almost 15 years ago. She [...]

Taking the Architecture Business Virtual

On this weeks podcast I  cover what it looks like for me to take my architecture business online. Currently with the crisis that is spreading across the world I have had to make some changes to the way that I [...]

Michael Smith Architect Podcast Episode #3

Michael Smith Architect Podcast, Episode #3.  You can find the latest episode of our podcast on iTunes.  Here are the show notes from the show. Episode #3 Show Notes Opening Greeting: Hi and welcome to MSA Podcast Episode #3.Today we [...]

Your Home Remodeling Project

“How should I start my home remodel?” Home RemodelIs a typical question that I get from homeowners when they call me. In fact, I got a call the other day from a client who said just that. The couple [...]

Home Remodeling Hell You Can’t Plan For

You can plan how to avoid or eliminate Home Remodeling Hell, but there is one type you just can’t avoid. It is very rare. In fact, I have only had it happen once. When your bathroom faucet starts leaking [...]

Your Home Remodeling Team

You are thinking about a home remodeling project. You will have an idea what to do first by watching my video Home Remodeling: What Do I Do First? In this post, I want to talk about assembling your team [...]

Net Zero Energy Home – 2020

If you live in California, you may hear this phrase, Net Zero Energy. If you are looking to build a new home, it’s not in effect right now, but it is coming. Net Zero Energy (NZE) is a new [...]

Its Not My Forever Home

Is This Your My Forever Home? Remodeling your home can be difficult and very stressful. Having some priorities can help you immensely. The first thing you should ask yourself: Is this home my forever home? I often ask my [...]

Home Remodeling: When Can I Make Changes?

Making changes is a natural part of the design process. It is the collaboration of the architect and the homeowner that make the remodeling process genuinely unique, but there are times I sense the homeowner is afraid to ask [...]


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