PAPER AIRPLANE produces projects that uniquely blend artistic methodologies, design practices, building science, technology, and sustainability strategies.
At PAPER AIRPLANE, our commitment is to give shape to the creative thinking of our clients, and to help them determine the best format for actualizing their personal visions. We provide a museum quality standard for craftsmanship and project execution. Our approach to each project is holistic, taking into consideration performance and aesthetics, with an awareness of the community and environmental legacy of what we produce.
ARCHITECTURAL AND DESIGN SERVICES
DESIGN / BUILD
PASSIVE HOUSE CONSULTING
FINE ART SERVICES
We have a few guiding principles that inform all of our projects, whether it’s working with a client on a new custom residence or working with an institution on how to best actualize their project. We believe in a few key fundamentals:
LOW CARBON: In all of our projects we implement ways to reduce carbon. Our approach involves careful analysis of each project to determine the best way to maximize a reduced carbon footprint. This ranges from lowered embodied energy materials, to advanced building methodologies, and high efficiency mechanical systems.
RESEARCH & DISCOURSE: All good ideas are best realized through research and conversations with our clients.
APPROACH: Our projects are rooted in concept and imaginative thinking, while maintaining a premium on utility, functionality and efficiency .
CONTINUITY: We believe the whole of a project is the sum of it’s parts.
HANDMADE: Our practice has it’s origins in an art studio, and we maintain a strong relationship to raw materials, process and executing projects by hand.