Jeff Serbin

About: Jeff serbin

Jeff Serbin is Vice President of Serbin Studio. His responsibilities include architectural design and project management. He coordinates the work of consultants and design team members, and is involved in design from concept through construction.

 

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Under Promise, Over Deliver

16 Oct 2014 in Architectural Planning&Architecture&Blog&Collaboration&Planning&Uncategorized

Design and construction is a lengthy process not understood by many.  From my experience, the typical client wants to occupy a space faster than what is feasible.  I am a realist when it comes to project schedules and typically that may not be what the client wants to hear who has an un-realistic goal.  I Continue Reading

Buckeye Valley Museum

30 Sep 2014 in Architectural Planning&Architecture&Blog&Collaboration&Commercial Architecture&Uncategorized

A few months ago, Serbin Studio was approached by the Buckeye Valley Historical Society with an architectural challenge.  A conceptual design for the exterior of the existing ‘Buckeye Valley Museum’ so that the architecture reflects their mission, ‘To bring a better understanding and appreciation of the history and cultural significance of Buckeye Valley’. The building today lightly Continue Reading

What’s your app?

10 Jun 2014 in Blog&Uncategorized

There have been thousands of apps created.   What Apps are useful that can enhance our lives and not just waste your time.  I suppose it comes down to personal preference.  I have listed the top 10 App’s I use on daily or weekly basis on my smart device or computer. What’s your favorite APP? Continue Reading

ARCHITECTURAL VIRTUAL REALITY (PART Deux)

14 May 2014 in Architectural Planning&Architecture&Blog&Graphics&Planning&Uncategorized

As architects, our virtual world we design eventually becomes a reality.  At least that is what our intentions are when designing the built environment (buildings).  We have many numerous tools, such as  complex computer programs like REVIT, a 3dimensional modeling program more difficult to fly than a 777 Boeing airplane  OR   Sketchup, equivalent to hopping Continue Reading

ARCHITECTURAL VIRTUAL REALITY (PART 1)

06 May 2014 in Architectural Planning&Architecture&Blog&Graphics&Uncategorized

Architects depend on presentation to convey their ideas to their clients.  Presentations come in many facets, from hand drawn images on paper, computer generated drawings shown on a screen and physical models. THE VIRTUAL WORLD But what we really want is virtual reality to go places that are developed in our minds yet not here. Continue Reading

IS VERTICAL FARMING FEASIBLE? : PART 2

25 Mar 2014 in Architecture&Blog&Commercial Architecture&Planning&Uncategorized

Continued from “Is Vertical Farming Feasible?  : (Click for part 1) Several factors play into the economical feasibility.  First you have to look at the building or structure required.  As an architect, I am a bit more knowledgeable about that piece of the puzzle.  Skyscrapers are one of the most expensive “land” in the world.  Some quick math below. Continue Reading

IS VERTICAL FARMING FEASIBLE? : PART 1

18 Mar 2014 in Architectural Planning&Architecture&Blog&Commercial Architecture&Graphics&Planning&Uncategorized

I came across a competition from Google that caught my eye. Google Doodles is an art form which uses the Google logo and modifies it to signify a holiday or highlight a known person’s birthday or achievements. Doodle, Professor Doug MacNeil, University of Arizona The competition theme this year was …… “If I could invent Continue Reading

Backing Up Your Files

26 Feb 2014 in Blog

For the past 10+ years, I have been fortunate to be part of the Data Center industry.  I have learned how our lives are so dependent upon its availability 24/7.  How information should be readily available, regardless of what the weather is like. On president’s day, when I should have been making paper airplanes out Continue Reading

Office Building Design

19 Feb 2014 in Architectural Planning&Architecture&Blog&Commercial Architecture&Planning

Creating an office building is about designing an environment that creates a place for the workforce to perform their tasks efficiently while enabling the building owners to maintain their assets easily. click to enlarge This 60,000+ square foot office building was designed to create that comfortable work environment. This sustainable facility utilizes low energy building Continue Reading

Do you Give a Hoot?

06 Feb 2014 in Architectural Planning&Architecture&Blog&Collaboration&Commercial Architecture&Planning

Have you heard the term “He is a wise old owl?”  You can find many wise owls at Wickenburg’s local senior center, Wise Owl Senior Center, located just south of the Santa Fe Railroad tracks.  It’s facility was founded in 1979 and has been wisely used over the years. The existing 6,500 square foot facility has Continue Reading