accountable

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Architecture is a business; architecture is a profession. Architecture is a concept, a religion, a movement, a passion, and an indication that we were here. It is so many things; yet it’s so cool. Continue reading “accountable”

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accountable

can we make a home?

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I hope you have a good home or better yet a loving home life. Sadly, many cannot boast of that – either a home or a positive home life. Nevertheless, most of us, who would be reading a blog online, most likely have somewhere to call home and in some respects a place that is somewhat pleasant, or at least keeps out the rain. Continue reading “can we make a home?”

can we make a home?

modern eureka

 

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Convent of La Tourette / Le Corbuiser

I’m late to the party on this month’s Architalks and you’re expecting me to tell a story of some discovery or resolution of a problem. I’d love to say that happens often, but most solutions in my practice come because I work rigorously searching and sketching with considerable thought. Epiphanies come during off hours. Continue reading “modern eureka”

modern eureka

what A.R.E. you willing to do 

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i still have the original

I may be the oldest of my group of fellow bloggers (or awfully close), as it is hard to believe I took the Architectural Registration Exam over twenty-two years ago, but the details of that week are still fresh in my mind. Continue reading “what A.R.E. you willing to do “

what A.R.E. you willing to do 

small projects: construction administration

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If you’ve followed my past series on small projects, of which the last one appeared in late 2016, it seems evident that we wrap it up with a post on a crucial service provided by architects, construction administration, or CA in our slang or vernacular. Continue reading “small projects: construction administration”

small projects: construction administration