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Thank you for the presentation on the complex AV, lighting, window treatment and general technology integration control options available out in the market today. You make it look easy, and logical, with the help from the professionals that you all are… And for the delicious lunch.

Boddewyn Gaynor Architects

Articles for Architects

Smart Lighting in 2018

You can accomplish smart lighting through three approaches: Adapting What's There: Smart bulbs, Wi-Fi-connected plugs... Keep your existing stuff and control it via voice or App. Going Wireless: Retrofit your existing wall switches with a new-and-improved wireless...

Conversation: Delson or Sherman Architects

We loved meeting design duo Perla Delson and Jeff Sherman. They were kind enough to sit down with us for our series of Architect interviews (and our first filmed interview!) We chat about their design style, process, and blending technology into their designs. Watch...

The 2nd Annual AIA CEU Summit

Yesterday was our 2nd annual AIA CEU Summit. With accredited courses by Lutron, Adler Windows, Savant, Seura and Sonance, we're proud to have elevated the Architect experience for continuing education. Thanks to all of our Architect friends for knocking out up to six...

Conversation: Designs by Human

Joe: You guys have an event, I think in a couple of weeks, right? Cloud9 Smart: Yeah, we are trying to create the least boring event for architects to go to and earn their AIA credits… You must interface with architects a lot. Is that how you normally get connected to...

Archtober

New York City's seventh annual Architecture and Design Month has begun. Archtober brings four weeks of activities, programs and exhibitions dedicated to the importance of design and architecture across the city. The official Archtober calendar features a tour-able...

Conversation: Jeff Jordan Architects

Did you come to New York right after studying Architecture in Michigan? No, once I graduated I moved out to California. I spent three years working in three different offices in San Francisco. And I met my wife out there. We both ended up going to graduate school at...

Conversation: Apollo Electric

We recently had the chance to chat with George Wasilewski, President of Apollo Electric, on the intersection of technology and electrical, and the importance of reputation in growing a successful business. How long have you been an electrician? I’ve been an...

Conversation: Eric J Smith Architect

How long have you been practicing architecture? Since 1984. This practice will be 30 years old this October. And what's your geographical footprint? I've been very fortunate. We do custom homes from apartments, townhouses, renovations, new homes... It's taken us...

The real cost of a Tesla roof

When Tesla unveiled their Solar Roof tiles last fall we all had the same question: How much? Consumer Reports calculated a max cost of $24.50 per square foot to compete in the market. Tesla just revealed the price, and running the same math came in at an impressive...

Architectural Digest Design Show 2017

For a little inspiration, last Friday we checked out the Architectural Digest Design Show at Piers 92 & 94. Technology standouts included Sony's short throw projectors, Miele's transparent appliances, and malleable lamp ropes from Luke Lamp Co. Check out the photos...

Building your home in 2020

When the energy savings of a Tesla roof make it as affordable as traditional shingles, the only question will be: Slate or Tuscan glass? Conventional (even beautiful) from street view these solar shingles solve the dilemma holding back most technology for the home....

Events for Architects

We customize our educational events to address your technological pain points. Lunch & Learn options for AIA credit include Lighting Control Systems, Hiding Technology, Current Home Tech Options, and Green Living.