Archives For Observations

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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Graphic Standards

October 21, 2013 — 129 Comments

How an Architect draws can be a reflection of many things – including the culture of the architectural firm

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Privacy on the internet is a serious matter and with all the opportunities for architects to share their information, certain considerations need to be made … it’s not always our information to share.

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Just do what I tell you

October 7, 2013 — 26 Comments

Do architects have their own agenda or are they trying to protect the client from themselves?

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Architectural Sketches

September 26, 2013 — 24 Comments

Architects sketch as part of the process when doing there job … at least I do. There are many different styles and techniques that architects use when graphically working through problems.

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What Home Buyers Really Want

September 23, 2013 — 37 Comments

The NAHB (National Associated of Home Builders) recently published a report titled “Top 10 Features for Upscale Homes.”

Do you think there’s anything on that list that would surprise you? … Me either but I have something to say about it

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Meetings are a Waste of Time

September 19, 2013 — 34 Comments

Despite how much I like to talk, I think most meetings are a complete waste of time. At least half of the meetings I sit in on, nothing is really happening other than the swapping of stories. One on hand that’s okay because I’m like the Pecos Bill of story swapping, I simply don’t have the time for it anymore.

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