My First Interview – Again

You have your resume, your portfolio, some sketches you've worked on in your spare time, and some other creative work you've been doing all packaged together to show off the best of yourself;  tell me again why I am having to do this almost 20 years into my career? After a pretty good break, ArchiTalks …

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Forgotten Mistakes

I was sitting in a meeting the other day where everyone was asked what was on their minds about work, life, and architecture in general.  I looked around the room, and for a moment I didn't think anyone was going to give an answer.  It wasn't that anyone didn't have anything on their mind, it …

A winding path

In some regards my path to becoming an architect is what some would say, a pretty typical journey. In other ways though, the parts I don't typically talk about, it's definitely been a bit of a winding journey to get to where I currently find myself. This is the 41st blog post in the #Architalks …

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 …

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, …