common confusions for code compliance

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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”

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common confusions for code compliance

a paved but winding career path

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Apart from that stint in fifth and sixth grade where working for Marvel Comics was the dream, I have always wanted to be an architect. The path was charted early on. Continue reading “a paved but winding career path”

a paved but winding career path

we fail to fail

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“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison

“Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel

I hate being wrong. Why is it that one of the most powerful teaching devices (if not the most) is shunned or not permitted in architecture? Continue reading “we fail to fail”

we fail to fail