I’m singing the blues today as the effects of construction costs for custom work has me feeling down.
People are talkin’, talkin’ ‘bout buildings.
I hear them whisper, hiding on Facebook,
“Woke up, fell out of bed / Dragged a comb across my head/ Found my way downstairs and drank a cup / And looking up I noticed I was late…” …keep reading
Something in yesterday’s design studio reminded me that most of the important lessons learned in life were learned in Kindergarten and in the life of an architect, first year studio.
I am a solo practitioner. It is common for us to manage multiple projects simultaneously. In fact, many of us could have 5 to 10 projects going on at one given moment. This takes a unique ability to juggle (projects not chainsaws).
Like most issues, why can’t we find balance? The reason for one side of an issue is often due to the excesses of the other. It’s cyclical, it’s annoying. Taking an extreme position is all too common and in most cases unnecessary.
I’ve been thinking (again) about several things that I enjoy about being an architect. …keep reading