Remodel Architecture

Design-Build Versus Design-Bid-Build: Which One is Right for You?

If you’re planning a custom home or remodel, you’ve probably heard the terms design-build and design-bid-build used when talking about the process. But, what do they actually mean? And what’s the difference? There’s a common misconception that the design-bid-build, or …

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Round up of inspirational outdoor living spaces from KGA Studio Architects

4 Luxury Outdoor Living Spaces for Inspiration in 2021

A home is not confined to the space within its walls. The interior is just a piece of the experience. And while it is immeasurably important, it cannot properly come to life without considering the surrounding landscape. Forging a connection …

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Exterior view of master bath lit up at dusk. Architecture by KGA.

Must-Have Home Technology Upgrades for Remodels

With so many homeowners choosing to update or remodel their homes, now is a great time to revisit the top smart home technology upgrades for remodels. Remodeling is a wonderful way to turn a home you don’t love into your …

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Hiring a Home Builder? Ask These Questions First

So, you’ve decided to pursue your dream of building a custom home. Congratulations! You may be finishing up your project mood board and must-have list, or perhaps you’re ready to begin assembling your team.  No matter where you are in …

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Smart home systems in the kitchen can increase comfort, energy efficiency and convenience

7 Smart Home Systems that Increase Safety, Comfort, and Energy Efficiency

Remember when no one was sure if smart home systems would catch on or become a fading trend? Much has changed since then! Smart home and home automation features have moved from the wish list to the must-have list in …

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Remodeled Home by KGA

Whole House Remodeling Guide

The idea of a whole house remodel is both exciting and overwhelming. Where do you start? How do you start? Tight market conditions, combined with the recent pandemic, are making remodeling a popular choice for many homeowners. Maybe you’re spending …

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A main level master is great aging in place

Aging in Place Home Features for Remodels and New Construction

Interest in aging in place home design is more popular than ever before as the country’s maturing population is on the rise. Baby boomers, of which there are over 70 million, are well into their retirement years, and Gen Xers …

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Comfortable family room with oversized sliding doors to outside. By KGA Studio Architects.

The Role of Comfort in Wellness at Home

Staying healthy and well is top of mind for most of us right now. Whether you’ve spent the past month – or longer – sheltering in place, there’s been more than enough time to discover whether your home is comfortable …

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Home Office by KGA Studio Architects

Technology, Collaboration and Communication: How KGA is Moving Forward

These are uncertain times, but one thing is certain. Our team is dedicated to continuing to offer the highest level of service and deliver your projects safely and on time as we navigate COVID-19. While things have been anything but …

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Living Room by KGA Studio Architects

Getting Rid of Invisible Toxins in Your Home

With wellness at the forefront of our daily actions and activities, I was surprised it never occurred to me to think about wellness inside my own home. Until recently, that is.  A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to …

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Custom Remodel by KGA Studio Architects

Beyond Design: What Do Architects Do?

Beyond the fact that architects design things, many people aren’t very familiar with what architects do. Yes, design is an enormously important part of being an architect, but the reality is that an architect’s job requires much more. Today we’re …

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Brown Shingle Style home with white garage doors

Why Hire an Architect for Your Remodel?

Remodel projects can range in size and complexity from small scale DIY projects in a single room to completely overhauling your home, inside and out. Depending on the size and scope of your remodel, hiring an architect for your project …

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