Architects use 3D printers to explore ideas and for the last two weeks, we have been experimenting with the process for one of our residential projects.
I am not certain that virtual conventions are really worthwhile. That may be a controversial statement, but I think I can stand by it even in a post-pandemic world. Today marks the start of the AIA 2021 Virtual Convention series. While I am all signed up to attend all 4 days spread out over the summer I will not truly count it as a convention. I mean how can you really?
Architectural Graphics are a topic that I discuss a lot, and today is no different. Do you use arrows or tick marks at the end of your leader lines?
I was having a conversation with some academic colleagues the other day and we got on the subject of knowledge versus tools. The basic idea of this chat was about what students should be learning during their architectural education. Which of these two ideas is more important or should take emphasis in the education of students?
Most architects dream of having their own architectural firm – There are many reasons why this makes sense, but it isn’t the right path for everyone.
Architects may almost be as well known for their spectacles as their fashion sense. . I think that more than the average bespectacled person, architects view eyewear as a personal statement of personality, taste, and creativity. I have always been a firm believer that an eyewear booth would be awesome at an architectural convention.
We are going to be talking about the fantasy of being an architect versus reality. Welcome to episode 72 “Architectural Disconnect”
We have been speaking a great deal recently about architects’ liability and how that can possibly lead to a lawsuit. Since I went through my first mediation today, I decided to write about this issue.
For an Architect, being on the job site is a vital part of their work process, but job site visits are a series of obligations fraught with increased liability.
When discussing the dirty side to clean buildings, we are focusing on Material Health and Transparency as it pertains to the practice of architecture