Archives For a day in the life

We are all busy but I think people need to say “yes” more often. Somebody thinks you can help them, that you have a skill they need, that you can make things better.
That’s pretty cool when you think about it.

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People only pretend they’re listening … especially if they’re your boss.

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heard around the architectural studio #016

What does an architect do for fun?
Sounds like the beginning of a joke doesn’t it? Well, the jokes on me because the answer is “spend the weekend at the office modeling my house in 3D.”

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Having a problem at work and need someone to help “send a message”? Some basic tips on how to work with a hitman

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heard around the architectural studio #015

In a very surprising manner, architects from all over the world share information about their personal lives. The information is interesting, entertaining, and best of all – not boring.

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I don’t normally go in for what I find in fortune cookies – let’s be honest, they are rarely predict anything. But the fortune in my latest cookie might actually be worth holding on to …

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I was asked to say a few words to a packed house at the 2014 AIA Austin Design Awards Ceremony … I chose to take that as my opportunity to talk about why architects should be blogging

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