Virtual Conventions??

Virtual Conventions??

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?

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Big Ideas or Technical Details?

Big Ideas or Technical Details?

Is the education of architecture school about the big ideas or the technical details? This is a question that has been on my mind quite a bit lately. So what should be the focus of the collegiate architecture school system?

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Ep 074: Architectural Memories that Matter

Ep 074: Architectural Memories that Matter

There are a handful of moments in a person’s professional life that really make an impact, and today we are discussing “Architectural Memories That Matter”

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Ep 073: Being Your Own Boss

Ep 073: Being Your Own Boss

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.

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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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Architects: Lawsuit Up!

Architects: Lawsuit Up!

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.

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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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Architecture Profession in Numbers

Architecture Profession in Numbers

How do the education path, career path, and workforce of the profession of architecture compare to other professions? What can we learn from data evaluation? Let’s look at the Architecture Profession in Numbers.

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Ep 066: Architects and Sketching

Ep 066: Architects and Sketching

There is a nostalgia associated with architects and sketching but is it still an integral part of the design process anymore?

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