Archives For a day in the life

Like any job, being an architect isn’t always the best job in the world. But in light of these moments, keep your eye on the long game and you might realize that being an architect just might actually be the best job in the world.

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Are you kidding me?

That’s the sort of reaction you should expect from me when you do this sort of tile work. And by “this sort”, I mean “really bad”.

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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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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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Moving to a new house can be a really exciting time in a person’s life … or it can suck when you are moving out of a house that you felt was really special.

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