A pictures worth

Pretty pictures, renderings, sketches, construction documents, whatever the final outcome, architects are in the business of making images that convey a certain amount of information.  It's an expansion of a line that a previous boss used to drill in my head., Architects are in the business of conveying information."  we just happen to use a …

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#Archidad – A modern approach

Do you really have to go to work?  Can't you stay and play with us today? The other day I had site meeting at a project that is really close to my house.  There was no reason to drive all the way into the office just to turn around and head back the way I …

Social Impact

Over the last few weeks I've been writing a post about how during a project architects typically have a book of specifications to go along with all of the drawing sheets for a project.  They talk all about the materials and what a contractor needs to do to install them correctly, beyond just the location, …

Renewal

Maybe it shouldn't be a surprise that as I am thinking about what to write for this month's #Architalks post that I have been banished to my bed after a big shot of cough medicine. If I get sick, it is usually at this time of year. For some reason I think my body knows …

I forget

One of the points of ArchiTalks is to show how various architects from different backgrounds and experiences take on a certain topic.  There is one experience that every architect shares, taking the A.R.E.  Well at least here in the states.  It brings about memories of anxiety, relief, happiness, and resentment.  I wouldn't be surprised if …