Community involvement has been good to me; it’s a big part of how I receive commissions as an architect. It fits. Continue reading “community architect”
As a small firm (OK, solo) practitioner, I’m often asked about the type of work I do – which generally causes a pause…as I wonder how to answer with the length of response they’re anticipating. Continue reading “small projects :: variety is good (or don’t eat the same thing for lunch everyday)”
I’ve been practicing architecture for 25 years (actually closer to 26 now). I started a YAF (young architects forum) and am no longer a “young” architect by that standard. Next year I’ll turn 50 years old and am told that is when things begin. I can’t wait…I think. Continue reading “then and now”
Q: How do documents (drawings, specifications, presentation images) work for a small project? Continue reading “small projects :: documents”
What is it like to be the boss? (I’m a solo practitioner, so I have no one to boss around). I’m not making any accusations today, nor am I judging anyone’s work performance. Today is about walking in the shoes of the boss. Continue reading “you’re not the boss of me”
It’s imperative to start with the fact that I love my job.
As long as I have written this blog, I have clearly stated I find it a privilege to earn a living doing something I truly enjoy and something I have only wanted to do. Continue reading “necessary evils of practice”
Q: As a solo-practitioner architect, how do consultants play a part in your projects? Continue reading “small projects :: consultants”