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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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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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First post of 2016 … will it suck or will it set the tone for the rest of the year? Considering that I’m talking about Intellectual property theft and stolen identities, I’m hoping that the rest of the year doesn’t continue down this path.

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According to a very scientific research study (conducted by me) in my laboratory – a very high percentage of architects enjoy cooking – and Thanksgiving is the Mother of all cooking holidays. Here is an opportunity to make your Thanksgiving that much better …

by making margaritas.

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Honor Awards

August 21, 2015 — 40 Comments

I found out that I received a 2015 Texas Society of Architects Honor Award – which is a really big deal. But rather than focus on that, I’d like to focus on something that really matters …

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I don’t ever wonder why I am became an architect, just like I don’t ever wonder why I didn’t become something else … like an astronaut, or a belly dancer. It’s because I don’t have the skills to be those other things (despite any stories you might have heard about the “belly dancing”)

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Architecture is a business built on the abilities and creative talents of the architect. As a result, architecture is a personality driven process so understanding the favorite things of an architect let’s you understand the architect.

That’s pretty deep.

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