I was told years ago that our weaknesses are our strengths taken to an extreme. Continue reading “critical of being critical”
Are you thinking about hiring an architect?
Are you having hesitations not knowing what to expect?
Will this architect listen to me?
Will they force their design upon me? Continue reading “designing for others – how hard could it be?”
I’m afraid this virtue might be fleeting as many are discouraged about choosing a direction that ends up back where they started. It’s nice to know the investment pays off, but is it just the aimless turning of a crank, or do we control the outcome? Continue reading “ambition, a necessary ingredient”
I think I’m a snob. How might one confirm that? Continue reading “architectural snobbery”
The very fact that you are still reading this after that title, compels me to say something witty or fascinating to reward you for reading a post about building codes. Face it – building codes are necessary, but most architects would likely prefer talk about something else – anything else. Continue reading “common confusions for code compliance”
Apart from that stint in fifth and sixth grade where working for Marvel Comics was the dream, I have always wanted to be an architect. The path was charted early on. Continue reading “a paved but winding career path”
Clarity, that’s the goal. If I could end it right there, I would. Continue reading “ARBs, HARBs, and a bit of carbs, (presenting to local review commissions)”