First let me begin by thanking all the people who have visited my blog and endured my horrific writing style. Me: “Did I just say I had a writing style? Wow – I have a style”? Everyone else: “Yes … and it’s terrible”. I am well aware that my “writing style” is more of a(…)
This is a outdoor multi-purpose shed I designed last year as part of the 2009 CASA Parade of Playhouses event that benefited Dallas CASA. I have also included a doghouse that was designed benefitting the Dallas White Rock Lake Dog park.
Finding a house that you like is difficult under any circumstances but it’s downright impossible if you are a residential architect. To say that I am picky is an understatement when it comes to my house and it’s appearance. That is not to say my house isn’t without faults – it has a million of(…)
The Third & The Seventh from Alex Roman on Vimeo. I stumbled across this video earlier and really enjoyed it. If you are even remotely a fan of architecture or cinematography, watching this video is how you should spend the next 12 minutes of your day.
just letting you know this post isn’t really about ice… One of the rituals when you go to architecture school is to stand in front of a bunch of people (typically made up of your classmates and other professors) and present your design. As soon as you finish presenting, your project – and how you(…)
. I will admit I have a rat problem. I don’t know how bad, I mean, it’s not an infestation but having one rat more than zero is one more than I want. They are currently trying to take up roost in the roof eaves – sort of the interstitial space between outside and inside.(…)
In order to design a successful residence, you need to develop a relationship with your client that goes beyond functionality based solely on needs. Yes, there will probably be bedrooms and bathrooms, a kitchen, some living areas, and sometimes the odd side room etc. but it’s important to understand how each client will want to(…)
The European design house of Hermes and Wally are jointly responsible for this new mega-yacht the ‘WHY’. At one point in the video, the designers talk about how responsible they are be creating this luxury yacht with solar panels on the roof. Wow – solar panels? that is responsible because most other luxury yachts are(…)
For my Dallas friends, there is an awesome resource available that you may not know about – the Dallas Center for Architecture (DCFA). It is part of the local Dallas Chapter American Institute of Architects but it is also so very much more. The DCFA is one of the nation’s first centers devoted to uniting(…)
The Woodall Rogers Park foundation announced that they received a $3 million donation from Chase Bank on Monday (02/01). Chase’s contribution is the lead donation in the final phase of The Park’s capital campaign with a goal of raising $30 million for The Park’s amenities and programming. The Park will serve as a central gathering(…)