Perspectives

The Importance of Project Management: Part 2
Oct 10, 2014 Featured, Design Build

The Importance of Project Management: Part 2

    “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” ~Benjamin Franklin   At Sensory Six, we can manage a whole design-build or individual components.  We bring our project management skills to every engagement.  Sometimes, we are hired specifically to be the project manager. But there is one common factor for all projects no matter what the scope – they always begin with a contract. The more complicated the project, the more complicated the [...]

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The Importance of Project Management: Part 1
Sep 28, 2014 Featured, Design Build

The Importance of Project Management: Part 1

“Well done is better than well said.” ~ Benjamin Franklin   Project management is one of the most vital aspects of a successful construction project, no matter if it is a new design-build or renovation.  Sensory Six has created a three-part informational series to help you understand the role and value of project management   Our first perspective explains why you need a project manager.   When you start a new project – either at home or at your [...]

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Nanotech Materials for Countertops
Sep 13, 2014 Featured, Kitchen

Nanotech Materials for Countertops

Granite has long been preferred for high-end countertops.  But exciting new nanotech materials are coming to the forefront, and they offer an interesting alternative.  Nanotechnology is changing the world we live in, even in design-build applications. One product using nanotechnology is Fenix NTM.  This countertop material is composed of craft paper impregnated with thermosetting resins. The result is a highly durable material that is very resistant to scratches, abrasion, [...]

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Projects to Consider Before Cold Weather Hits
Aug 15, 2014 Featured, Bath

Projects to Consider Before Cold Weather Hits

If you are a homeowner, the list of remodeling projects can be endless.  And with just a few months left before the cold weather sets in, how do you decide where to put your time and money?   There are three basic criteria: Pragmatic.  Do you need to do it to protect your home? Will it reduce other costs like energy use? Will it give you more room? Lifestyle.  Will it enhance how you live? Will it fit in better with what you value such as serenity or health?  [...]

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The Shape of the Future: The Urban Sky Farm
Jul 11, 2014 Featured, Health and Wellness

The Shape of the Future: The Urban Sky Farm

A recent article in Fast Company highlights a new example of urban farming where function meets form in a beautiful sustainable manner.  This is an idea that excites all of us at Sensory Six.  While still in the conceptual stage, this kind of thinking shows great creativity.    Architects Steve Lee and See Yoon Park have designed the Urban Sky farm, designed to mimic the shape of an enormous tree.  The structure is covered in leaf-like decks that can provide 24 acres [...]

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