Practicing architecture for 99.9% of the architects out there means something other than designing – at least what you think design means.

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So today is my birthday and I got myself a sweet new present … an otherwise nice way to end a odd weekend

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#patiocontractorfail

Scott Taylor —  April 12, 2012 — 19 Comments

Getting a patio built is super easy – especially if you’re an architect with connections right?! Not so much…

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Unless you spend all your time conducting research, there are too many kitchen appliances to keep up with – so I went to the pro’s who know. Here is a list of what I think (with guidance from leaders in kitchen design) on the top kitchen appliances.

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Happy Easter!

Bob Borson —  April 8, 2012 — 2 Comments

Happy Easter from Life of an Architect

Happy Easter everyone!

Poem by Tom Mulhern

A materials engineer in New Zealand tries his hand at building the Japanese playhouse I designed for charity in 2010. Here are the results:

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This is the subject for today – a modern trellis, although more accurately described as a brise-soleil … a permanent vertical or horizontal sun shading device.

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