Archives For Observations

Pretty simple stuff today – but more important than it would appear most people recognize. You aren’t asking enough questions.

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Last week I spent the day with no hearing as part of an “Impairment for a Day” event. I’d like to think that these exercises make me a better architect, but even if they don’t, I fairly confident that they make me a better person.

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I’ve moved in to my “new” house and there are some things that aren’t quite right. This is the equivalent of the “before” picture

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Every architect should have a cool motto … I think I’ve just found mine

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I think architects are like snowflakes. Not because they are delicate, but because each is unique and (it frequently seems to be the case) that external conditions need to be perfect in order for them to properly thrive.

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Why have architects stopped building physical models? We know clients love them, and we know that they are productive and useful communicative devices … so where are all the architectural models gone?

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Architects are generally consider to have good handwriting … but what happens to their signature after they have written it 500 times?

I’ll tell you this much – it doesn’t get better.

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