modern eureka

 

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Convent of La Tourette / Le Corbuiser

I’m late to the party on this month’s Architalks and you’re expecting me to tell a story of some discovery or resolution of a problem. I’d love to say that happens often, but most solutions in my practice come because I work rigorously searching and sketching with considerable thought. Epiphanies come during off hours. Continue reading “modern eureka”

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modern eureka

mentor was on the odyssey  

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OK, first things first. I missed the #Architalks deadline this month. No excuses, I missed it. Now I’m late and I accept the consequences. My good friends shared their hearts yesterday about their experiences and passion about their mentors, and their exhortation for others to take on that role. Continue reading “mentor was on the odyssey  “

mentor was on the odyssey  

we fail to fail

failure-option

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison

“Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel

I hate being wrong. Why is it that one of the most powerful teaching devices (if not the most) is shunned or not permitted in architecture? Continue reading “we fail to fail”

we fail to fail