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Aug 25 2015

Make a Splash During the Final Days of Summer

Part 2 of Summer Haus is a very brief and very biased tour of our favorite pools. Take off your clothes, hold your nose, and jump in! Oh, and remember to reapply your sunscreen. Hadrian’s Villa, Tivoli, Italy (photo Carole Raddato, Flickr) The Emperor Hadrian employed thousands of slaves to build his sprawling country retreat […]

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Aug 16 2015

Stuck in the city this summer? ‘Escape’ with your Netflix queue

Welcome to our inaugural Summer Haus edition! We are still weeks away from the final days of summer, so let’s lather on the sunscreen, take a sip of our cold brew, and delve into Hausman’s very first summer guide. Dreaming of taking a vacation to the south of France and reliving the Bohemian 1900s surrounded by Belle […]

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Jul 31 2015

Maximize Your Growth Potential: Put Your Best Relationships Forward

Summer is in full swing, but it’s not too late to start developing a solid business strategy for the Fall, so we’ll round out our snapshot of “A Three-Phase Program to Fast-Track Your Design Business for Profit.” Dr. Tami Hausman participated in the panel at the 2015 AIA National Convention in May, along with Lisa Henry, CEO of Greenway […]

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Jul 20 2015

Design on the Haus’ 200th Post: Communicate with impact!

  Summer is the perfect time to do some strategic thinking, so we’ll continue our snapshot of “A Three-Phase Program to Fast-Track Your Design Business for Profit.” Dr. Tami Hausman participated in the panel at the 2015 AIA National Convention in May, along with Lisa Henry, CEO of Greenway Group, and Stephen Whitehorn, managing principal of Whitehorn Financial Group. In […]

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Jul 9 2015

Strategic Planning: A Concise Overview

  We know that the summer is usually a slow time, but it’s exactly the right time to do some stratetgic thinking! For example, have you ever thought about developing – and implementing – a goal-oriented business strategy? How you can communicate more effectively about your projects to win the next ones? Ways that you […]

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Jun 29 2015

FunHaus: A New Way to (Re)View the New Whitney

This post is the first in our new series “FunHaus” where we explore the people, places, and things we love.  Enter the FunHaus!  “A new standard for online journalism,” commented Bencharif on the The New York Times’ review of the new Whitney Museum. We couldn’t agree more. The review, if that’s still the right word […]

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Jun 22 2015

The Heart and Soul of Buildings: Architecture as Experience

This month, we’re focusing on the experience of architecture. We welcome our special guest blogger, architectural historian John Kriskiewicz, Assoc. AIA, who takes us on a journey through two iconic New York buildings to illustrate his views on “architecture as experience.”  A native New Yorker, John holds a professional degree in architecture from Pratt Institute […]

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Jun 15 2015

Virtual Architecture: Use Digital Media and Share the Experience

The “experience” of architecture is multi-sensory. Visiting a building in person can evoke a complex set of stimuli and sensations, from how light enters the space to the way a stone floor “feels” beneath your feet. When it comes to promoting your work and trying to share this experience with the media, you can invite […]

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May 26 2015

Communicate Your Work with Strong Architectural Photography

  Photography is an essential marketing tool for architects, but too many firms fall short on photographically documenting their buildings. Architectural photography has the ability to show a building “in action” — demonstrating how people use and live in it, showing off programmatic elements and telling the building’s story. But you should take care that […]

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May 11 2015

Worth a Thousand Words: Make a Photographic Impact on Social Media

May is National Photography Month, so we are going to explore how you can use professional and snapshot photography to promote your firm and projects on social media. Using photos and imagery in your social media will boost your company’s virtual presence, promote your projects, and engage your audience. In fact, Tweets with images get […]

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Apr 27 2015

Raise Awareness of Landscape Architecture and Promote Your Work

“Can you fix my backyard?“ If you’re a landscape architect, you’ve had to listen to this question a hundred times. Your friends think your job is to prune their roses and mow their lawn. You may also hear, “Oh, you live in New York? There can’t be much work for landscape architects there.” In reality, […]

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Apr 20 2015

Design Your Social Media Landscape

Editor’s Note: April is World Landscape Architecture Month #WLAM2015. In recognition of this month-long celebration, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) held numerous events to bring greater awareness to the discipline. As part of that effort, Dr. Tami Hausman, president of Hausman LLC, participated on a panel about social media for the ASLA NY […]

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