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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Starlight, moonlight – tick tock

I've really only worked for 4 different firms in my career, and 3 of them had pretty much the same philosophy about moonlighting.  As long as it doesn't compete with the types of projects the firm does, than by all means, knock yourself out.  The 4th firm I was with was during undergrad and if I …

Everyday Tools

Last week I got into an argument discussion over what tools an architect uses to actually design with.  I sit in the camp that every tool that an architect uses in their professional activities is an instrument that can be used for design. What really surprises me, is how many still think that design really …

Introduction

I have finally decided to delve into the world of online blogging.  I envision this as a place where we can discuss the discoveries, experiences, and even frustrations we all experience.  I initially plan on discussing the technology we use on a daily basis, the various avenues of our professional career, and the activities we …