unlikely inspiration was there all along

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one of the original sketches that got me off track despite answering the question

Esoteric explanations, conceptual commencements, or inspirational initiations, we typically have some starting point besides the pragmatic, practical or functional. How else can one create beauty if one excludes elements or a thought process that make being human worthy? Continue reading “unlikely inspiration was there all along”

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unlikely inspiration was there all along

what does it communicate?

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Architects communicate through drawings, sketches, models, images and any other visual media we can find. It has moved towards digital methods, but the output is less important than the purpose. Continue reading “what does it communicate?”

what does it communicate?

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 

ugly is ugly

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Today one might be expecting an architect to post a series of obnoxious photos – an easy target so to speak. Not today, as I’ve thought more about this topic to distill the issue in my mind about what it is that causes us to react with such acrimony over poor design and construction in this country. Let’s rise above that and dig deeper into what is ugly. Continue reading “ugly is ugly”

ugly is ugly