“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”
What is it like to be the boss? (I’m a solo practitioner, so I have no one to boss around). I’m not making any accusations today, nor am I judging anyone’s work performance. Today is about walking in the shoes of the boss. Continue reading “you’re not the boss of me”
It’s imperative to start with the fact that I love my job.
As long as I have written this blog, I have clearly stated I find it a privilege to earn a living doing something I truly enjoy and something I have only wanted to do. Continue reading “necessary evils of practice”
Does your architect go to school? If you have interviewed architects, did you ask them if they stay current with ongoing education? Why is it important that architects stay in school? Continue reading “good to go back to school”
It seems that new construction makes people nervous when it looks like new construction. Continue reading “hot dogs and chicken nuggets”