Category Archives: Design

Salter Pilon Picks Up Green Project Award in Barrie

            Our architecture firm was honoured last night with the PowerStream Inc. Green Project Award at the 2011 Barrie Business Awards for our recent office renovation project. Details on the project to follow.

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O’ Happy Day! Finally an Electronic Bid Submission Opportunity

A few weeks ago, I posted on a “Standard RFP Process”, which covered my thoughts around standardizing the RFP submission process.  I wished that building owners with sustainability in mind would start allowing us to submit our RFP responses electronically. … Continue reading

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Recipe for a Good Architect

My youngest son recently brought a writing exercise home from school which involved him creating a recipe. I thought that it would be fun to come up with a recipe for what it takes to be a good architect in … Continue reading

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One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Some say small architectural firms are the best places to work and provide the best client satisfaction. Others would suggest that larger firms with their high profile projects are where the action is. I disagree. I believe that while large … Continue reading

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Branding for Architects – Part 1 – The Logo Design

Up until a few weeks ago, for me, the term “branding” was reserved for cows and not companies. I realize now that both are equally painful. Our architectural firm is currently in the process of rebranding the company, which has … Continue reading

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