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Your home is your own project. Do it on your own terms.
You can design a beautiful, healthy, sustainable
and affordable home
with the speed and efficiency of a professional architect.

My name is Joanna Petroni

I am an architect and I strive to guide those dreamers out there who know there is a better, simpler way to make good homes for people to thrive in.

Maybe one of these dreamers is you.

The reason for all of this

It doesn't matter if you have never done it before. I'm here to guide you through it all.

It's easier than it looks (no, it’s not...)

Building a house is a lot like baking a cake. But it costs a lot more and you can only do it once!

Things I can help with

  • Designing your own house
  • House plans
  • Drawing your house in 3D
  • Online Design Sessions
  • Permaculture
  • Ecovillage Design
  • Site Analysis
  • Carbon footprint minimization
  • Tiny house space optimization
  • Off-grid living
  • Small and simple homes
  • Sustainable building features
  • Natural homes design

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Things to consider when ...Designing your bedroom - part 2

Read part 1 here

  • TV

We all know how bad it is for our sleep to watch TV before bedtime. We associate the bed with Netflix binging. Blue light messes up our brain waves. It's plain bad. Yet we do it out of habit, like the automated monkeys we are. Ask yourself: do you really need one? If you do, you are welcome to it. Just make sure it's a conscious choice, not a reflex.

  • Morning rituals

All the things we do before the children wake up and the day starts. For years Alex used to make coffee in bed for us. It was our morning ritual. You might have tea and the newspaper on a wicker chair. You might do Yoga and meditation. Journaling.

Imagine the space that would accommodate that activity and incorporate it into your design. You might end up placing it outside the bedroom and that's fine too. Or you might not have morning rituals in which case, you're probably an alien.

  • Placement of the mighty bed

Fengshui will probably tell you that the bed must be head towards the East, or the North. I have …

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