You need it to get it

Back when I first started looking for a job in architecture I kept running into the same hurdle that I could never seem to get over.  After reviewing my resume or even possibly going in for an interview, I would seem to always get a similar response, 'We're just looking for someone with more experience'.  …

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What was I thinking?

V = ╥ r² h Remember that one from early geometry?  I do, it's one I will never forget.  I guess it was sometime around the end of elementary school, beginning of middle school time frame when I learned how to figure out the volume of a cylinder.  I'm definitely not a math genius or …

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 …

Ugly, sloppy, and wrong – oh my!

Architecture is a combination technical results oriented applications and artistic exploration and expression.  The technical side is a pretty easy one to judge a project on.  You can fairly accurately measure the square footage of a building; the amount of energy a building is consuming in the middle of summer; the performance of the various …