Category: Homeowners

How Miami Building Regulations Impact Residential Architecture
Is there a secret code when it comes to building something the right way in Miami, FL? Well, sort of! Miami building regulations are fundamental in influencing the landscape of residential architecture in our gorgeous city.
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High-End Architectural Features Found Only in Luxurious Homes
Traditionally, homes were regarded as a basic necessity, offering shelter and a place to unwind. My oh my, how things have changed. People are people.
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Defining Your Architectural Design Budget: A Comprehensive Guide
Embarking on a real estate development project is akin to setting sail on an investment journey of creativity, precision, and collaboration. The success of such a venture hinges on a quality design scope and process.
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Luxury Residential Design Can Elevate Your Everyday Life
Can luxury residential design affect your everyday life? Learn about how home design changes your quality of life and can impact your mood and behavior here.
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Architecture Plans, Sections, Elevations, and Callouts: How BIM can help
Learn to identify and understand plans, sections, elevations, and callouts so you know how to read them and how they differ. And lastly, understand why they are all necessary parts of a successful real estate project.
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Architecture and Technology, an unstoppable dúo
MIK Architecture uses innovative tools like BIM, drones, VR, AI, and 360-degree capture to enhance design and construction processes, leading to better decision-making and communication with clients.
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Understanding Permit Set vs. Construction Set vs. Shop Drawings
This article will cover permitting, construction, and shop drawing sets to help you understand your project's requirements and why you’re paying different rates for each.
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Demolition or Renovation: Getting the Most Our of Your Property Investment
Explore how to choose between renovation and demolition for your new property investment.
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The FEMA Rule for Flood-Prone Areas
If you are remodeling your home and live in a flood-prone area, be aware of the FEMA 50% rule for substantial improvements.
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Hard Cost vs. Soft Cost: Understanding the Difference
Hard Costs are all those expenses directly related to constructing a project such as the brick and mortar. In contrast, Soft Costs are expenses indirectly related to the project's construction, such as Architectural fees and permit fees.
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