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If you looking to hire an architect, here are ten questions you should be asking. If you are an architect, here are ten questions you should know how to answer.

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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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The results of the 2016 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition – featuring creative and whimsical playhouses sure to make any child happy

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Here are the finalists in the 2016 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition! We reviewed 415 entries to come up with these amazing playhouse designs.

Did your playhouse design make the cut?

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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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I took it as a challenge to design and build the awards that will be presented to the finalists of this years Playhouse Design Competition. I am happy to say that the final product turned out better than I expected.

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Architects have a skill set that lends itself to doing cool stuff … don’t waste it.

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