Arcolution provides architectural design and consulting services for an array of residential and commercial projects.
[architecture in evolution]
We promote healthy building materials and environment, commit to source building materials responsibly, to understand the site and natural patterns, to promote local and low tech building systems, to utilize protective and regenerative methods, to encourage fossil-free energy alternatives.
We recognize that we are so much more than the commercial work we do.
We believe in the common good, responsible environmental stewardship, and social justice.
We value principles of diversity, equity and collaboration, and look forward to seeing what good we can do in the world together!
The Arc of the Moral Universe bends toward good architecture.
"Many Hands Build."
Arcolution is committed to making positive changes:
... by encouraging radical environmental awareness, conservation and reduction of our personal carbon footprints;
... by committing as a company to reduce waste and make better choices, effectively reducing our business's carbon footprint;
... by educating our client base and promoting efficient and effective solutions for every project to reduce our clients' carbon footprint.
As Architects, our main function is to interpret the needs, dreams and desires of our clients into clearly built form. Therefore, we work closely with each client in true collaboration, honing the plans and elevations until we have achieved the desired program and form. You bring the inspiration, and we'll bring spatial functionality, code compliance and a way to deal with gravity.
We have expertise in building systems and technologies that promote the construction of very efficient buildings.
We promote materials and finishes that are non-toxic and responsibly-sourced.
Healthy buildings require moving away from combustible gasses within the building envelope. We promote fossil fuel-free 100% clean electric energy.
Arcolution Homes is our signature brand of prefab production housing, our best proposal for Los Angeles and California!
Each home generates and stores its own energy with an array of amenities as standard on every home and meets California's 2020 Net Zero Energy requirement for Residential Homes.
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Arcolution is proud a member of our architects' advocacy organization, the American Institute of Architects.
"Few people realize how complicated it is to build - that is until they find themselves lost in the maze of design options, building codes, zoning laws, contractors, and so on. No two building projects are exactly alike, so there is no single, clear-cut path to follow."
Permaculture is a creative design process based on whole-systems thinking informed by nature. By observing nature's cues, we build better, with sensitivity to place and with attention to natural patterns over time.
"Permaculture is an ecologically sound approach to providing for our needs, including our food, shelter and social structures. Is is based on co-operating with nature and caring for the Earth and its people." Patrick Whitefield
The Silver Lake Chamber of Commerce is the unified voice and booster for Silver Lake's business community.
Arcolution is a proud member of the Silver Lake Chamber of Commerce and we support the good work they do in the community!
We're up for Silver Lake "BEST OF"... voting ends Sept 30, 2019!!!
Check out our listing in the Silver Lake Business Directory
Do What You Can, Right Where You Are, With Everything You've Got!
Commit to providing habitat, water, food-bearing plants for birds and other wild animals and a sustainable maintenance plan to begin your own Certified Wildlife Habitat and support local wildlife!
Five years ago, the grounds were little more than pathways up a dirt hill between two houses.
Now a Certified Wildlife Habitat and food forest, it supports and sustains the wildlife in this hillside area: skunks, raccoons, squirrels, birds, coyotes.
Windsor House continues to evolve. With a new stage on Plaza Level and built-in benches for gathering, it's become a destination for gatherings big and small!
The Ballad of the Ant and the Flower:
Every component of the built world is connected to every other part; we do not design or live in a vacuum.
Every thing we do matters and each one of us is important. We are all here together experiencing this incredibly fragile and fleeting thing called life!
If life is but a dream, let's dream it big and beautiful together!
Part of our mission is to make Windsor House a refuge for the Monarch Butterfly whose numbers are dwindling due to habitat loss. Let's turn that around.
We share milkweed seeds for free!
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1st Carbon Neutral Label in the United States
Customers are increasingly seeking to purchase products from companies that are taking care of our environment. Climate change and carbon reductions are major drivers of individual purchasing decisions and important components of corporate responsibility programs.
The Carbonfree® Product Certification is a meaningful, transparent way for you to provide environmentally-friendly, carbon neutral products to your customers. By determining a product’s carbon footprint, reducing it where possible and offsetting remaining emissions through our third-party validated carbon reduction projects, companies can:
The Carbonfree® Certification Process
The Carbonfree® Certification Process
Linda Kelly, Vice President of Partnerships, Carbonfund.org Foundation Phone: 240-247-0630 x 633 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The construction industry as a whole has a significant role in global warming due to mining, deforestation, and pollution by industry of air, land and sea.
The most significant impact we can have as a small architecture firm to effect this outcome is to change the way we do business.
We do that by off-setting the company’s carbon footprint via CarbonFund and educate our clientele to make the best choices going forward into our common fossil-free energy future.