It is back-to-school time and as many of you know I teach part-time at a School of Architecture here in Pittsburgh. In fact I’m privileged to teach first year studio – I am their first experience with architecture at a university level (**gasp**).
Let me share with you a recent
rant contribution to a discussion that I shared with the entire First-Year student body at a group conversation among our faculty and students after final reviews. It is also relevant to us in practice too.
Architecture school, in fact this whole profession requires more than natural ability and various skills with your hands. …keep reading
After attending (or watching) a series of presentations (continuing education classes) or some other type of lecture where someone was speaking with a PowerPoint presentation, I’ve developed a couple of
strong opinions thoughts about how one should present in these situations. keep reading…
Recently I’ve culled through several emails that I’ve sent to my first-year students this semester. I noticed a pattern of statements that may sound like archi-babble to some, but were intended to encourage them in their development of a rich architectural process. keep reading…
Do you have an opinion on architectural theory?
Yes, I’ve been reading again; quite a bit I might add.