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5 Tough Questions to Ask Your Architect During the Selection Process

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Architectural Design, News and Notes | Comments Off on 5 Tough Questions to Ask Your Architect During the Selection Process

When selecting an architect for your project, it’s important that you ask each candidate tough questions to gain a better understanding of the qualities they would bring to your project. Every architect has his or her own set of skills, expertise, and values, and your job is to select one that aligns with your project goals. To help you in your architect interviews, we’ve listed five challenging questions that you should ask your candidates during the early stages of selection, courtesy of The American Institute of Architects (AIA). #1...

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De Biasse & Seminara Architects Receives Best Of Houzz 2014 Award

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014 in News and Notes | Comments Off on De Biasse & Seminara Architects Receives Best Of Houzz 2014 Award

Annual survey and analysis of 16 million monthly users reveals top-rated building, remodeling and design professionals We are pleased to announce that De Biasse & Seminara Architecture has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. Our architecture firm was chosen by the more than 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community. Customer Satisfaction honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews we...

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Retail Renovation Project in Manville, NJ

Posted by on Jan 6, 2014 in News and Notes, Office / Retail | Comments Off on Retail Renovation Project in Manville, NJ

Retail Renovation Project in Manville, NJ

See how we transformed this building in Manville from an old, run-down auto parts store to a modern Verizon retail store. The building, which is located on a tiny triangular lot, had been owned by a local family since the 1950s. The family brothers ran an auto parts business there until the recession hit, forcing them to close the business. They were considering the idea of opening a new business at the location when they found a very patient potential tenant: a cellular reseller, for whom they decided to improve, alter, and renovate the...

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Restoring the Hoboken Terminal After Superstorm Sandy

Posted by on Nov 5, 2013 in News and Notes | Comments Off on Restoring the Hoboken Terminal After Superstorm Sandy

When Hurricane Sandy hit last October, the Hoboken Terminal, along with many other historical buildings and homes at sea level, suffered severe flood damage. In an effort to restore the terminal to its former glory, New Jersey Transit, the state’s largest transportation agency and owner of the terminal, contracted several experts who deal with historic preservation to assess the damage for the agency. De Biasse & Seminara Architects was one of many firms chosen to assist in the restoration effort. We were responsible for coordinating all...

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Support us for the 2013 CANstruction Competition this November

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in News and Notes | Comments Off on Support us for the 2013 CANstruction Competition this November

De Biasse & Seminara Architects, LLC will be participating in the 2013 CANstruction Competition this November to benefit the Community Food Bank of NJ. The competition brings together architects, engineers, designers, contractors, students, and local community members to build imaginative sculptures completely out of canned food. All the canned food that is raised for the competition will later be donated to local community food banks. Coastal NJ Architecture… Shore CAN Rebuild The theme of the competition this year is Coastal NJ...

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