What is a building?

Posted by on Dec 28, 2015 in Architecture, Design | No Comments

This video asks the question “What is a building?” Throughout the video, we illustrate that a building is more than just a physical structure; it is also a union of the functional and spatial experiences that will be shared within the building.  Stocks-Mann Architects values those experiences as well as the relational experiences that are formed between the ...

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Geo Piers

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in Building Technology, Design | No Comments

Geopier Process It’s not every day you get to see this at work! The Van Buren County Library is our first project to use geo piers, and we’re impressed! This machine drills a hole in the earth, comes out and compacts gravel back into the hole providing a sturdy foundation in otherwise not so good ...

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