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Process: The Saratoga House

Process: The Saratoga House

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The Saratoga House, one of our current projects at Mark English Architects, first began its design development over two years ago. Understanding that having a new home designed and built is a big commitment, our clients wanted to take some time before making the final decision to move forward with the project.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 | | Add a Comment

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Façade Studies: Atherton House

Façade Studies: Atherton House

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In our previous post, we discussed the importance of the continued practice of hand-making physical models and the role it has in aiding the architectural design process and allowing for a deeper understanding of the project. In this post we discuss the ways in which 3D rendering technology has opened up a world of possibility for design exploration and visual communication.

Thursday, February 12, 2015 | | Add a Comment

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Why We Still Build Models

Why We Still Build Models

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It is the very process of actually making something with one’s hands that we believe leaves room for inspiration. Model making allows for “happy mistakes,” breakthroughs that originate in the non-verbal part of the mind. That just doesn’t happen when using a computer.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | | Add a Comment

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Process: The Green Street House

Process: The Green Street House

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Austin’s Green Street Cottage, which Mark English Architects had the privilege of remodeling, was designed in the style of the First Bay Region Tradition.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 | | Add a Comment

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Process: Standing room for two.

Process: Standing room for two.

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Our clients for our recent Green Street project were seeking a custom-built, large, efficient workstation comprised of two connected but separable desks suitable for sitting or standing work.

Monday, November 03, 2014 | | Add a Comment

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