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”
We use a lot of words, but we give our word and that should me something more. Nonetheless, when we give our word it seems we need a lot of words to ensure that we actually give our word.
Continue reading “words and our word “
There is an age-old debate among architectural professionals and those in the academic world about what should or should not be taught in architectural school. How does an institution prepare young minds for the world of architecture or some related area of practice? Continue reading “experience comes from experiences “
Small firm architects like me might often find themselves working on a myriad of projects at any given time and depending on where the firm is located regionally or how one markets themselves, they might find an array of work on the boards at any given time. Some might limit their market to a single building type such as single-family residential or commercial tenant work. Not me. Continue reading “whatcha workin’ on – or variety part 2”
OK, Loverboy fans from the 80s, that’s not what we’re talking about here, but you can thank me for having that song bang around in your head the rest of the day and find yourself doing the mid-song air guitar riff when no one is watching. Continue reading “working for the weekend”
If you are like me, you find most TV totally useless. Continue reading “chopped architecture”
How do you choose to hire the people that provide services for you? Continue reading “did you hire an architect you can trust?”