Lighting a home – or any space, really – is a tricky business. Such design work involves careful and intricate planning, establishment of sourcing, careful product selection and, finally, decoration that celebrates a job done well.
Kenneth J. Filarski is the new chairman of the Rhode Island Green Building Council, which aims to promote sustainable development. He’s worked as an architect and planner in the state for the past 37 years. His specialty is building design and construction. He discusses the organization’s financial health and the state of environmentally friendly development in Rhode Island.more
Julie A. Lancia has been the principal of ALX Group Inc., in North Providence, since it opened 12 years ago. “The ALX Group was started as a vehicle for me to start creating some different interior spaces, creating different pieces of furniture or cabinetry to fulfill the need that I had to create,” Lancia said.
Barrington Architect David Andreozzi wants his profession to get beyond the focus on “starchitects,” trophy homes and massive institutional projects. The Rhode Island native wants to bring quality design principles to a larger part of the population that may not realize its value. So Andreozzi is leading a group of fellow architects in the national Custom Residential Architects Network – part of the American Institute of Architects – in an effort to communicate the value of what they do for clients. more
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