Archives For Life in General

The fall of the Berlin wall, an attempted coup d’├ętat, a brush with the KGB … This and more as I look at the letters, post cards, and diaries that chronicled my trip through Europe as a 22 year old architecture student.

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Your an architect and your trapped on a deserted island … what music are you going to listen to? Architects listen to a lot of music, here’s some of our favorites

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I spend a considerable amount of time worrying that I am a dunce, or at least that I might come off as one here on Life of an Architect. So why do I do it? … I’m building my own doors to open

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I killed my cellphone the other day and it has been hell the past few days without. Should I be concerned that I am so dependent on my phone? Am I so extreme as to be on the fringe or is this the direction that everyone seems to be heading? I’m really curious …. and so is my therapist.

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There are some words of advice that have stuck with me over the years – some were specific to be ing an architect, some were generic to being a decent human being. I’ve assembled as many as I could think of here just for you.

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Size, scale, and proportion are where a good architect makes their living. Without proper scale and proportion, designs would suffer. I spent a look of time considering the scale of the components used when designing this year’s charity playhouse.

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People go to college to learn how to learn so in those moments of self-doubt, just show up, work hard, and relax. Everything is going to be okay.

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