Archives For Construction Process

Sometimes the best laid plans don’t work out – even when you have a good reason for every decision, you just don’t get it right.

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It’s only been a week but there is a lot that has happened … including a hit to the contingency fund. Twice.

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A small but compacted renovation is underway at Life of an Architect World Headquarters

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As an architect, I prepare drawings every day – so why is preparing drawings on your own house so terrible? There are many possibilities …

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One of the most useful exercises that any young architect can partake in is to visit construction sites as often as possible. It is one thing to sit in an office all day designing and drafting up construction details and another thing altogether to spend time on a job site seeing how things actually get built.

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If you are an architect, sketching, math and drafting are just part of the process. Sure, they don’t sound very sexy but if you want to get something that looks really great, it’s going to take time …

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Modern stairs are governed by million rules and regulations – designing one that looks simple is anything but simple.

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