A Safer, Energy Efficient, Fossil Fuel Free Fire Station for the Community On Tuesday, January 19, 2021, the staff from Alfandre Architecture, PC attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the brand new New Paltz firehouse and emergency operations center. A small, brief gathering of fire, local, county, and state officials abiding by Coronavirus safety protocols was […]
(This article originally appeared on U.S. Green Building Council ) Whether it’s happening in a small town an hour north of New York City or in a major metropolis in the south of Brazil, project teams achieving LEED Zero Water certification are building to the same ambitious goal: reducing their use of this increasingly scarce environmental […]
We’re sure many of you have heard of the saying “think global, act local.” Of course, this sentiment can have a multitude of different meanings depending upon interpretation—but at its core, it means that none of us on earth exist separately from others. Regardless of how you look at it, the statement has generational implications… […]
A Brief History on Our Relationship to Air Quality Sustainable building factors in the health of the inhabitants, the impact on the community, and the impact on the earth. The definition of sustainability on dictionary.com specifically states “avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance.” Being mindful of […]
The owners of this beautifully renovated house will be moving in soon! We are still in awe of this transformation! Check out these photos that follow our last project update. Photos of the completed project will be posted soon! Be sure to check back here and our Facebook page for updates.
We are excited to show you the transformation of this classic 1950s ranch. We designed the renovations to make the living, kitchen and dining spaces more open and functional. It also included new windows throughout the house to help make it more efficient and allow more light into the house. Check out these progress photos! […]