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Media Mania

Posted by on Feb 3, 2016 in News and Notes, Residential | Comments Off on Media Mania

Media Mania

This project included the complete renovation of a kitchen and family room to better serve the needs of the owner. New larger windows were installed in the corners of the room to provide expansive views to the rear yard and enable the family room to be transformed into a film screening room at a touch of a button. Automatic black-out shades and state of the art audio/visual components create the ultimate viewing experience. shades up shades...

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What we’ve learned

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in News and Notes | Comments Off on What we’ve learned

Our relationships with clients in NY, NJ & PA have taught us a few things – here are the top six: Click to read or use the scroll on the right.  

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It’s CANstruction time!

Posted by on Sep 2, 2015 in News and Notes | Comments Off on It’s CANstruction time!

De Biasse & Seminara Architects will once again be participating in this year’s New Jersey CANStruction event. Architects, engineers, designers, contractors, students, and local community members to build imaginative sculptures mostly out of canned food. All the food that is used in CAN-structing the sculptures for the competition will later be donated to the Community Food Bank of NJ. The theme of the competition this year is Forms of Communication. If you received an individual email from us then you are in the select group of...

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Update: Home Renovation Project on Lake Hopatcong

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Case Studies, News and Notes | Comments Off on Update: Home Renovation Project on Lake Hopatcong

Construction on this lakefront home is nearly complete. See the before and after shots. A little over a year ago, we posted about a lake house reno project we took on in Hopatcong, New Jersey. At the time, we were in the design phase of the architectural process. Here’s one of the early sketches we posted: The property is located in a cove that manages to stay calm and peaceful in the summer months, a rarity at this popular lake. But the original home left a lot to be desired. Over the years, it had undergone several ill-conceived and poorly...

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Case Study: Home Renovation Project in Westfield, NJ

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Architectural Design, Case Studies, News and Notes | Comments Off on Case Study: Home Renovation Project in Westfield, NJ

Taking a “less is more” approach, we were able to provide an impactful design change with very little construction, saving the homeowners time and money. About 10 years ago, the owners constructed an addition to their home in Westfield, New Jersey, which divided the kitchen into two separate spaces — one for cooking and eating, and one for TV viewing and playing. At the time, their children were young. But kids grow up, and life changes. The room configuration just didn’t work anymore. Before – Bulky Built-ins and Cramped Spaces...

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