Architectural trends have extended to popular open-air designs that also involve low maintenance and provide high style. Marcus Hiles has seen the demand increase for outdoor living spaces that are sustainable and cost efficient. Eco-friendly, conservation-minded selections include collecting rainwater/graywater and permeable pavement. A rooftop collection system allows rainwater harvesting thereby redirecting moisture from the air for storage in a well to be treated and repurposed on-site. Graywater recycling takes previously used household wastewater and recirculates it for restrooms and non-drinking purposes, decreasing the need for fresh water and reducing the need for sterilization. Read More: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/marcus-hiles—-discusses-the-latest-current-architectural-design-trends-2016-09-15