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 …

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Communication – What, How, Why?

Architecture is all about the drawings, right?  Ummm, no.  Wait, say what?  Architects draw all the time whether it is by hand or on the computer.  I don’t think you can possibly count the number of posts on the internet about what drawings should look like, what line-weights to use, what font works best for …

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 …