We celebrate firsts, we mark them down in our collective and personal histories. It’s a good thing.
Are you considering a career in architecture? Are you a college student – a high school student – one considering returning to college later in life? …keep reading
We have a problem that involves history. No one knows anything about it, but they “know what they like.” Continue reading “history lesson needed”
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.
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.
It is back-to-school time and as many of you know I teach part-time at a School of Architecture here in Pittsburgh. In fact I’m privileged to teach first year studio – I am their first experience with architecture at a university level (**gasp**).
Architecture school, in fact this whole profession requires more than natural ability and various skills with your hands. …keep reading