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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A look at all the playhouses I have designed for charity since 2009 … and the construction drawings for these playhouses are free to individuals looking to build one themselves.

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A look at the three winners of the 2013 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition: Thanh Ho Phuong, Katie Friesen, Sarah Fox. I very much appreciated their participation and wanted to introduce them to you.

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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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On more than one occasion I have told potential employers during my interview that I would be the best employee they ever had – and it was true. 5 simple concepts that you can put into place that might change the trajectory your career is on.

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In the last 3.5 years, I have written over 500 posts here on “Life of an Architect.” I thought it would be interesting to spotlight the articles that were pivotal and important to me in one way or another … these are, in many ways, Life of an Architect’s “Greatest Hits”

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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?

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