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Hiring an Architect to Design Your Outdoor Living Space

 Hiring an Architect to Design Your Outdoor Living Space

Warmer weather is here and it is time to extend your living space outside.  When it comes to your outdoor living space, there are numerous possibilities. You can lounge next to a pool by day or tell stories by a fire pit at night.  You can cook in an outdoor kitchen and dine al fresco with friends and family.  Or simply extend your indoor living space with a deck, terrace or loggia and soak in the sun.  Making the most of your outdoor space can be as simple or as elaborate as you choose.

Planning an outdoor project such as an outdoor kitchen, covered deck or patio can be exciting and overwhelming.  Hiring an architect can make the process less daunting and more enjoyable. An architect has the knowledge and the experience to design a layout that flows well with your existing architecture and complements the overall look of your property. In addition, an architect can help to suggest the right materials that are designed to last, adding value to your home or business.

When designing an outdoor space, you must take into account a number of factors, such as available space, aesthetics, and building codes. Each municipality has its own set of building codes, all of which must be adhered to, from the design phase to the final project. An architect will know the right way to design and build a structure that complies with local building codes without taking away from its overall appearance.

Your home is your most important investment. Hiring the services of a professional architect helps to secure that investment by insuring that you achieve a look that is aesthetically pleasing as well as structurally sound. When investing in an outdoor living space, you want to be able to get the most for your money, as well as be able to enjoy it for years to come!

The experts at FJ Baehr Architects have over sixty-five years combined experience making dreams become a reality in and around Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania. Our commitment to providing superior service and creating excellent projects allows us to successfully serve both residential and commercial clients. If you are looking to expand upon your outdoor living space, give the team at FJ Baehr Architects a call today!