Monthly Archives: April 2010

How Tough Times May Lead to Better Architecture

  How Tough Times May Lead to Better Architecture While Ben Bernanke fantasizes about the Recovery, most people in the building industry – especially in overbuilt Florida – will correct this gross error immediately and emphatically.  The recession may be … Continue reading

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Richard T. Reep proposes solar garden for Winter Park

April 22, 2010 – The City of Winter Park received a proposal from Richard T. Reep, M. Arch. to provide a 1.5 megawatt solar garden on 5 acres at the corner of Denning Avenue and Morse Boulevard.  In response to … Continue reading

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Roan Lake House

View the Roan Lake House added under the tab Architecture – Small.

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Urban Intrigues opens at Lake Eustis Museum of Art

Richard Reep’s Solo Exhibit Opens at Lake Eustis Museum of Art May 13, 2010 – The Lake Eustis Museum of Art will host an opening reception for “Urban Intrigues,” a solo exhibition by Winter Park Artist Richard Reep.  The Museum … Continue reading

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Contemporary Costs Less

Affordability is the most important criteria today in residential architecture.  Gone are the days when McMansions competed for lavish expenditures on exotic Tuscan stone or hand-wrought Victorian ornament. Ornament is crime:  if you are considering a capital expenditure on a … Continue reading

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EPA, HUD, and DOT join the Green Building Party

Well into the last decade, green design and smart growth operated as two separate and distinct reform movements. Both saw themselves, and were widely celebrated in media, academic and planning circles, as noble causes   underdogs struggle against  mighty capitalistic enterprise … Continue reading

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