I would be happy if glass blocks were never used again. I have always hated them, everywhere, every time, every circumstance, forever and ever in perpetuity. Person I don’t know: “Howdy, sure is nice weather we’re having ain’t it?” Me: “Glass blocks are terrible and should never be used again” I blame architect Pierre Charreau(…)
Ever wondered what living the exciting and fast paced life of an architect would be like? Well wonder no more, I spent the day following the 2009 AIA Young Architect of the Year around to see how his recent meteoric rise has impacted his daily life. It was fascinating!
Sometime between 1995 and 2004, nine-foot ceilings replaced eight-foot ceilings as the most common ceiling height in single family homes. In the custom world, we have moved well beyond the nine-foot ceiling.
“if those builder homes are so bad, why do some many people buy them?” That speaks more to individual motivation rather than the question at hand. Why does someone eat at McDonald’s?
I just wanted to let everyone know that there are some bumps in the road coming up – some of you might have already hit them. I started my blog experiment On January 14th 2010 (yes – I know that was only 6 weeks ago) with the idea that I needed to teach myself a(…)
Why do visually impaired architects feel compelled to wear large, structurally pronounced eye wear? There is definitely a look that is assigned to architects
Quitting your job is hard and can be handled professionally or terribly. This is a story of how not to quit your job – it was a bad experience for all
There are some products that seem to be identifiable with modern design, at least they are to me. One that seems to be the most popular is the use of mosaic glass tiles. This is probably for several reasons, not the least of which includes: It’s very affordable There are several manufacturers of glass tiles(…)
Pride – It’s what separates a good contractor from a great contractor.
An architect and his wife – one ruined by the other (probably not the one you would suppose). What happens when you marry a residential architect?