Nowhere in the United States is the blending of Native American and western cultures better exemplified than in New Mexico. This unique blend is no better illustrated than in our own special New Mexican architecture.
When people look at homes to build or buy, the two biggest issues are usually cost per square foot and features or upgrades. Usually, these concepts don’t work well in the true custom building environment.
Today there are many more types of stone available in both slab and tile form than here were just a few years ago. While it has become an increasing popular material in new homes, it is important to maintain a balance between the beauty and vitality of natural stone and its appropriateness.
There are plenty of ways to cut corners to create a lower price. Competitive bidding just rewards the lowest price, it offers absolutely no advantage to good workmanship and actually encourages cost overruns and completion delays.
In building and renovation, few rules hold true all the time. However, a number of useful notions lead to predictable outcomes most of the time. Unfortunately, many of these notions are forgotten when we concentrate on making ideal decisions throughout the course of the work. We lose sight of how each decision relates to the bigger project picture.