design is not magic

Sketch Corners Study 2019-04-17
the secret is mostly sweat and repetition

It’s been over a year. It might be another.

Today’s post is sharing a response to a struggling student honestly looking for answers to how one designs. How are historic works of architecture conceived? Continue reading “design is not magic”

design is not magic

ambition, a necessary ingredient

2014-04-04 17.41.55.jpgI’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”

ambition, a necessary ingredient

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