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  • AIA New York State is speaking presenters for our third annual Design Conference in Saratoga Springs September 29, 30 & October 1. The Conference theme is Collaboration. The opportunity to use design as a means for achieving progressive solutions...

  • Thank you everyone for your thoughtful responses. I appreciate your time and expertise. All the best, Kathy Sullivan ------------------------------ Kathleen Sullivan AIA Westchester, NY

  • I have been on Houzz for two years. Got one project that did not even begin to cover the expenses. Not going to renew. Probably is good for a firm that has high quality projects and photos. As a sole proprietor it did not work for us. I find my...

  • My basic opinion of Houz is that is a great way for users to steal ideas and images, and I'd be suspect of any leads that I obtained through it, thinking Houz users are more bargain oriented rather than design aficionados willing to pay for quality...

  • I too am a pro sponsor on Houzz and I have won their service and Best of Houzz for a couple of years. Unfortunately I cannot say I have seen anything from it in terms of actual commissions, not to mention very few if any leads. Honestly mostly inquiries...

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  • I wanted to make you all aware of Fast Company's coverage of the Small Project Practitioners Farmers Market Pop-Up Project Design Competition. Jean Dufresne served as a great spokesperson for the program: http://www.fastcoexist.com/3032462/4-designs-that-reimagine-the-farmers-market...

  • By Chayanne Husar Emailing is of course a part of everyone's life and is a fast, effective way to keep a record of communication of a project. Using email to clarify meetings, understandings, and schedules helps to keep a project on task and moving...

  • By Jean Dufresne Most of us know that a big part of our time is spent educating our clients about architecture, construction, government processes and the like. It is our way of showcasing our value to the project, illustrating our passion for...

  • By Jean Dufresne We are a small boutique firm, but we are growing quickly. And with growth comes more projects and larger, more complex projects. My role is changing day by day, away from the traditional architect and more of the business owner...

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  • SPP Tip: Give back to the community by Liza Hausman, VP of Community for Houzz Social media and other technology tools changing the way homeowners get information and work with building and remodeling design professionals. You can expect...