Place & Space

This blog is your resource to explore and consume architecture in a new way. Expand your knowledge, make some beautiful connections, and find some surprises, too. We’re honored to share in the discovery!

Interior Design Trends that will Define 2020

As we near the end of 2019, the interior design industry is buzzing about what will surge in popularity and define 2020. So, we’re answering the question, “What trends will take off in the upcoming year?”

Repurposing Old Materials in New Designs: 3 Examples of Creative Re-Use

At TONO Group, we thoroughly enjoy taking old building components and giving them new life in a redesigned space. Not only does doing so reduce waste, it also highlights the history of a location and adds unique character to a finished place. Take a look at a few of our favorite examples of creative re-use.

4 Steps Towards Simplifying Land Use Regulation

Traditional zoning requirements and approval processes are becoming less applicable now in a time when resources are more precious, uses are more mixed, and our collective expectations have changed regarding the quality of rural, suburban, and urban settings. But there are real steps we can take to improve land use regulation.

Job Shadow Day with Hempfield High School

This month, four Juniors from Hempfield High School shadowed the team at our Lancaster office. With a goal to learn more about our family of companies and their respective industries, the students left with a better understanding of the careers available to them in design and construction.

Understanding Building Code Change & Complexity

Regular changes to building code requirements have significantly altered the construction process, adding layers of complexity that may be difficult to interpret without the help of a licensed architect or municipal official.