Surprise! – I wasn’t planning on being in Arkansas but here I am. I have some unexpected business to take care of but luckily for me, I have a sister who lives in Fayetteville I so I get to spend time with her and her family (4 kids!). My business will only tie me up for the(…)
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(…)
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?
I just received this email from my wife: “Got home and the fence was open and kinda freaked until i saw cleo was in. Went out to shut the gate and a rat ran from the front into the backyard and practically ran over my feet. Bastards. I hope they freeze.” Seriously? I am escalating(…)
First let me begin by thanking all the people who have visited my blog and endured my horrific writing style. Me: “Did I just say I had a writing style? Wow – I have a style”? Everyone else: “Yes … and it’s terrible”. I am well aware that my “writing style” is more of a(…)
The Third & The Seventh from Alex Roman on Vimeo. I stumbled across this video earlier and really enjoyed it. If you are even remotely a fan of architecture or cinematography, watching this video is how you should spend the next 12 minutes of your day.
. I will admit I have a rat problem. I don’t know how bad, I mean, it’s not an infestation but having one rat more than zero is one more than I want. They are currently trying to take up roost in the roof eaves – sort of the interstitial space between outside and inside.(…)
For my Dallas friends, there is an awesome resource available that you may not know about – the Dallas Center for Architecture (DCFA). It is part of the local Dallas Chapter American Institute of Architects but it is also so very much more. The DCFA is one of the nation’s first centers devoted to uniting(…)
The Woodall Rogers Park foundation announced that they received a $3 million donation from Chase Bank on Monday (02/01). Chase’s contribution is the lead donation in the final phase of The Park’s capital campaign with a goal of raising $30 million for The Park’s amenities and programming. The Park will serve as a central gathering(…)
Urinals – do they need to go? (1st pun) I just don’t understand why urinals are the way they are. The function they serve is pretty obvious and I am pretty sure that the invention of the first urinal was one of those Eureka! moments when necessity and opportunity collide. Like all really good ideas,(…)