architects do not have x-ray vision

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Yes, I’m thinking about something today. If you don’t know me, I am an architect whose firm focuses on adaptive reuse. Continue reading “architects do not have x-ray vision”

architects do not have x-ray vision

judging from ignorance

code books 1.jpgWhat am I thinking about today? Today, it is more what I’d rather not be thinking about if I had to be honest. People talk, people talk a lot, people need to stop talking. Continue reading “judging from ignorance”

judging from ignorance

it depends

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Building code issues (wait – don’t stop reading – please)…now, I was saying, they are not my favorite subject to tackle, but I find that being conversant in them as well as navigating through them efficiently and thoroughly has brought me more work than my better ability to choose colors or develop beautiful details – ok, the jury is still out on that. Buckle up because we’re going to talk about them today. Continue reading “it depends”

it depends

common confusions for code compliance

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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”

common confusions for code compliance

live a mile in their shoes; another shade of empathy

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This is personal, in the trenches, yet reluctance, reticence and avoidance are a few friends that tried to talk me out of another editorial post (some define as rant) to talk about topics that are often overlooked. Continue reading “live a mile in their shoes; another shade of empathy”

live a mile in their shoes; another shade of empathy