Ep 078: Redlines

Ep 078: Redlines

“Redlines” is the word used by architects to reference the red ink that is used to mark up corrections that need to be made on architectural drawings.

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Printing Architectural 3D Models

Printing Architectural 3D Models

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.

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Ep 077: Design Better

Ep 077: Design Better

Most architects design until the drawings leave the office so why is there so much bad architecture out there? We can all aspire to Design Better.

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Architectural Graphics: Arrows or Ticks?

Architectural Graphics: Arrows or Ticks?

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?

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Go To the Cave … or Return to Camp?

Go To the Cave … or Return to Camp?

How many of you remember the Choose Your Own Adventure books from your childhood? Go the Cave … Return to Camp? This “concept” works in Design as well.

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The Front Door Experience

The Front Door Experience

The path leading up to the Front Door to any home should be a memorable experience – it’s a high-touch and memorable area that deserves extra attention

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Architects and Their Spectacles

Architects and Their Spectacles

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.

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“Help” and “Service” are Not The Same Thing

“Help” and “Service” are Not The Same Thing

“Help” and “Service” are Not The Same Thing … but you already know this, right? One is provided at a cost while the other is provided for free.

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Residential Architecture 101: Shower Design

Residential Architecture 101: Shower Design

This is Residential Architecture 101: Shower Design – where we will be talking about the decisions that go into designing a proper shower

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Ep 070: Dirty Side to Clean Buildings

Ep 070: Dirty Side to Clean Buildings

When discussing the dirty side to clean buildings, we are focusing on Material Health and Transparency as it pertains to the practice of architecture

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