26 May 2011
Welcome to the world of QR codes. These little bar code like graphics can contain valuable information which can allow anyone with a smartphone to connect to whatever data you want to share.
1 Feb 2010
Urinals – do they need to go? (1st pun) I just don’t understand why urinals are the way they are. The function they serve is pretty obvious and I am pretty sure that the invention of the first urinal was one of those Eureka! moments when necessity and opportunity collide. Like all really good ideas,(…)
15 Jan 2010
My desk is 20′ long. That’s a big desk but I need it because the drawings I use take up a lot of space. There are other items that have found a home on my desk because I use them (sketch paper, pens and various beverages that were only partly consumed) and when done, I(…)
14 Jan 2010
I am sitting at my desk looking at the treasured relics of my architectural ancestors – rolls of sketch paper, at least 15 scales (or rulers), and a stack of orange triangles. These items share the precious real estate of my work area with more modern architectural tools – computers (hardware and software), 24″ monitor and at least 5 music speakers.
This is my desk -it’s not really a desk rather than a work surface made up of medium density fiberboard attached along the entire length of two walls of my office but it’s really good at taking all sorts of abuse and it contains items that I use all the time. The thing is, some of these things are from my father’s generation and some are the beta versions of things that are coming. I’m not sure what I should be keeping and what to replace.