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”
“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”
As a small firm (OK, solo) practitioner, I’m often asked about the type of work I do – which generally causes a pause…as I wonder how to answer with the length of response they’re anticipating.
Continue reading “small projects :: variety is good (or don’t eat the same thing for lunch everyday)”
Q: As a solo-practitioner architect, how do consultants play a part in your projects?
Continue reading “small projects :: consultants”
the metal on the jamb was initially the incorrect color…i caught it and it was corrected
As part of my ongoing series of posts about being a small practitioner this one has to do with details.
Continue reading “sweat the small stuff”
I don’t like fake things or fake people (see past post on
masquerade). Continue reading “no faux though”
Photographers often deserve more credit than architects.
Continue reading “image is not experience”