This is personal, in the trenches, yet reluctance, reticence and avoidance are a few friends that tried to talk me out of another editorial post (some define as rant) to talk about topics that are often overlooked. Continue reading “live a mile in their shoes; another shade of empathy”
This was a debate I needed to get out of my head. Empathy, passion, determination, sacrifice are good things. Continue reading “leaders don’t use tissues”
I’m trying to make this interesting; bear with me.
As a kid growing up in the 1970s and 1980s I recall a fantastic campaign, teaching reading, writing, and arithmetic to children using songs and cleverly written videos. Continue reading “my hero c-of-o”
Well now…couldn’t we all carry on about events in our country and world with this topic? As you know, I keep my thoughts and writings to architecture and directly related topics. Continue reading “keys to effective change”
Every project has a budget; there’s never enough money to do what everyone wants. …keep reading
Converting a residential building to a commercial use gives me concern.
I’m an architect and by definition that means that I believe in the better when it comes to our built environment and quite frankly in all aspects of our lives. This has to extend not only in the what, but how we discuss, practice and portray architecture. Sometimes, we let our frustrations show in an unpleasant manner.
Continue reading “better side of green”