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TAG has been using the Kubity suite of tools since the early days of the app. With true-to-scale immersive augmented reality, their team is able to understand design consequences in real-time and give clients an immediate understanding of their space. They’re also using the VR feature for walkthroughs with and without VR glasses. Using just a smartphone and the app, they’re showing clients what they’re buying before ever breaking ground.
As native Californians, we have felt great sadness over this past year as close friends lost their homes and some even their lives and children’s lives by wildfires, floods, and mudslides in Montecito and Malibu.
Tropical Architecture Group Inc., located in the Hawaiian Islands has won “Best Of Design” on Houzz®, the leading platform for design professionals. The custom home design firm was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals. “The Houzz community selected a phenomenal group of Best of Houzz 2018 award winners, so this year’s recipients should be very proud,” said Liza Hausman, Vice President of Industry Marketing at Houzz.
Today’s lifestyle is much more casual than those of past generations. Homes of the past were designed with formal dining rooms and formal living rooms that were usually only used on holidays and special occasions.
Designing for the tropics is not the same as designing for colder climates for several important reasons. Many people try to recreate the same style home that they love back home here in the tropics. However, in most cases, your favorite home style just doesn’t fit the environment or the lifestyle that can be enjoyed in year-round warm weather.