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Designing Sustainably for Social Justice

September 10, 2022 Kipnis Architecture + Planning believes that “affordable” and “sustainable” provide synergies that support the health and wellbeing of the planet and the home’s occupants, as well as the values of local communities. The firm’s portfolio includes a handful of affordable housing projects through the years while the team’s practice daily reinforces the values of social equity. 



In the News: Climate Change

August 13, 2021



Happy Earth Day!

April 15, 2022



Homes with a Purpose

September 10, 2022



Why Interior Design Should Be Part of the Renovation Process from the Beginning

May 22, 2021



Design Excellence, Defined and Pursued

February 23, 2021



Smart Home Solutions

January 22, 2021



The Not-Shed

July 13, 2020



Designing for the COVID-19 Era

June 19, 2020



Smart Move: Automating Health and Wellness in a Healthy Home

April 23, 2020



Health Begins at Home – Here’s How to Safeguard It

March 23, 2020



Stunning and Sustainable: Designing for Both Beauty and Resilience

December 3, 2019



A Landscape That is as Sustainable as it is Stunning

October 30, 2019



Architects Can Save the World!

September 24, 2019



Shedding New Light on LEDs in Landscape Illumination

August 19, 2019



Wood is Good

July 30, 2019



Independence Days: Smart Home Technologies Control Energy Off and From the Grid

July 30, 2019



Second City Savant(s)

June 20, 2019



The Cost-Value Equation for Stunning, Sustainable Living

June 11, 2019



On the Side of Resiliency

June 8, 2019



Topping Off the Resilient Home

May 28, 2019



Get the Lay of the Land: How to Incorporate Landscaping Early in the Sustainable Design Process

May 8, 2019



The Power of One: Why a Whole-Home Approach with a High-Performing HVAC System Optimizes Efficiency

April 1, 2019



The Next Kitchen: Heart of the Home, In Harmony with Nature

March 13, 2019



Why an All-Electric Home is the Most Sustainable Home

February 27, 2019



How Interior Design Reflects Your Style – and Your Lifestyle and Values

February 15, 2019



Choosing the Right Windows and Doors for your Resiliently Designed Home

January 12, 2019



How Resilient Landscape Design Beautifies Surroundings and Mitigates Stormwater Issues

December 12, 2018



How Secure is Your Property?

November 5, 2018



Why Our Design Work is Influenced by the AIA’s 2030 Commitment

November 21, 2018