Yearly Archives: 2010
Insight that Comes with Experience
We place a high degree of importance on excellence in design. We also perceive ourselves to be problem solvers first, sensitive to our clients’ functional requirements as well as time and budgetary constraints. Design excellence and effective problem solving require patience, diligence, attention to detail and close involvement of our firm’s principals with all aspects of the project from inception to completion. gfh Architecture, Planning & Graphics will assist you in the achievement of a successful design process for your project.Continue Reading ›
Here at gfh Architecture planning & Graphics, we endeavor to create intelligent building designs that use conventional forms of passive environmental design such as natural control of heat gain and loss through proper site situating, building form, and thermal massing, as well as the incorporation of new materials and systems including photovoltaic cells and cladding.
Several of our projects are in drought-sensitive areas; we have successfully addressed the challenges of these contexts through water-efficient landscaping and the use of “gray-water” technologies.Continue Reading ›
The Clarion Estates Assisted Living
The Clarion Estates, a 115,000 square foot assisted care facility designed by Gary F. Harcourt, Architect, and built by McCormick Construction, has been recognized with a Community Service Award. The facility is housed in a two-story building separated with 3 area separation walls and doors. Located in Simi Valley, California, the facility features 150+ units with numerous amenities.Continue Reading ›