We wish you a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Thank you to all of our clients, friends, family and business partners for making Fifth Dimension Design's first year a great start. Here's to 2014 as we look forward to 2015!
I have received a few requests to elaborate on the design process I went through when I came up with the design (image below) for a ski design contest. By the way, this contest is still ongoing as of December 17th.....find it here and vote for my design! Really, the design process I follow is [...]
Quite often Architects enter design contests of all kinds. Sometimes (in regards to architecture) patrons or corporations hold an open-invite competition to solicit ideas and find a talented pool of Architects for their upcoming project. Or sometimes the group holding the competition invites a few select firms to compete for a commission. But what ever [...]
Part of an Architect's Scope of Services usually includes Construction Administration, which is the monitoring activities and question-and-answer sessions while a project is being built by the general contractor (the builder). The owners who will move into the project are seeing their house/building/hotel etc. rise up and it is usually an exciting time for them. For [...]
It's officially December 2014, and the Christmas/holiday season has long been underway. That means it can only be a short time until people everywhere start to buy up gifts for children, friends and more. Don't forget your Architect and Architect friends!! The all-too-early start to the holiday season and part of the Thomas Heatherwick Studios exhibit [...]