Cumberland Design and Building Company, Inc.

Your one-source solution for design/build services.

One-Source Service

Our professional staff can handle every aspect of your project including conceptualization, site selection, floor plans, structural design, budget cost analysis, permitting processes, and construction management.

On Time – On Budget

Our team of dedicated professionals will oversee every detail of your project. Because everything goes through a single source and receives our personal attention, your job will be completed to your exact specifications, on time and on budget.

The Design-Build Advantage

The design/builderThe essence of the design/build concept is that quality, completion dates and costs can be brought under control by assigning total responsibility for all these factors to one single entity: the design/builder. The disadvantages

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Exterior Building Design & Specifications

Exterior Building Design & Specifications provide the analysis, design, and
project administration services required to obtain the most appropriate and
cost-effective solution to our client’s building exterior problems.  The
complexity and number of potential solutions available to address deficiencies
and/or failures of exterior building waterproofing systems makes
selecting a cost feasible solution a daunting task.  IRS Exterior
Building Design & Specification services provide building owners and
managers with proven, cost efficient solutions.  IRS provides its clients
with a diagnoses of the deficiencies, then offers multiple solutions,
balancing cost, effectiveness, longevity and aesthetics.

  • Research & Diagnostics: 
    A complete analysis of the existing system is completed to define the
    scope of work required, including confirmation of the diagnosis and development of methods to fact
    check potential solutions.

  • System Selection: 
    Potential systems are reviewed and
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Interior Design | WBDG – Whole Building Design Guide


Interior design concerns itself with more than just the visual or ambient enhancement of an interior space; it seeks to optimize and harmonize the uses to which the built environment will be put. Thus, in the words of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, it is “practical, aesthetic, and conducive to intended purposes, such as raising productivity, selling merchandise, or improving life style.” Interior design is a practice that responds to changes in the economy, organization, technology, demographics, and business goals of an organization.

As a human activity, interior design is centuries old. As a coherent profession identified by the label “interior designer,” it is relatively recent. Many experts trace its beginnings to the early 20th century and the rise of interior decoration as a career separate from architecture. In the early decades, this practice focused largely on the residential arena. By the 1940s, the terms “interior design” and

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9 Commercial Building Exterior Design Ideas

While the exterior design of commercial buildings was once thought not to matter to what went on indoors, or was thought to be inconsequential to its use, times and opinions have changed. Today, many business and building owners want a building design that is eye-catching, dynamic, and at least reminiscent of what goes on there. For that reason, commercial building exterior design is beginning to diversify, with newer buildings each putting their own personal stamp on their design in terms of color, texture, pattern, and style.

Commercial Building Exterior Design Ideas

These nine commercial building exterior design ideas are designed to help you gain some inspiration to push you toward creating a unique building exterior of your own.

1. Dynamic Color and Texture

commercial building exterior design

There is little that is more eye catching than a bold color. Color has a powerful effect on emotions, and the color red is seen as passionate,

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