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Sustainability should mean something

Sustainability should mean something

The practice of sustainability relating to home building appears to pivot solely around low energy practices, without consideration of the building materials used.
The art of home building

The art of home building

The initial phase in the process of building a custom designed home is inherently creative. Clients often come to us brimming with design ideas and concepts.
Collier Homes & POST- architecture

Collier Homes & POST- architecture

Collier Homes & POST- architecture form design and build collaborative - combining sophisticated architectural design, with a third-generation family building tradition.
Giorgio Armani nailed it

Giorgio Armani nailed it

Building a new home requires a creative phase. Here, knowledge of the owner’s lifestyle, aspirations, budget, and aesthetic preferences are paramount.
Choosing a builder

Choosing a builder

I am often asked how to choose a builder. It seems that the principal cause of confusion stems from the 'buy one, get one free' or self-promotional style of advertising.
Ferris Bueller’s high art

Ferris Bueller’s high art

The classic 1986 movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’’ is much more than a hijinks school comedy heroising some quick witted kids. It presents us with two pieces of high art.
Catch-up with Ossie Simmonds

Catch-up with Ossie Simmonds

With the recent sad passing of Collier Homes' founder, Raymond McCarthy, I caught up with Ossie Simmons, his close friend and colleague, who worked for Collier Homes from 1968-1978.

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