Response to:
The Implosion of Architecture

  The other day, Future Mother-In-Law sent me a Forbes article titled: Architecture Continues To Implode: More Insiders Admit The Profession Is Failing.   I was unclear of her sentiments regarding the article; however, I was fairly perturbed by the author’s viewpoint and emailed her the following response: Thanks Future Mother-In-Law,1 I am glad the … continue reading →

Unclear Instructions Lead to Hypothermia

  I was the best Graduate Teaching Assistant ever. Period.1 However, the importance of communication cannot be understated. Paul Segal, FAIA, has a quip in his Professional Practice book regarding the importance of communicating successfully with clients. “… a client seemed very pleased with the design and at the signing of the construction contract said … continue reading →

City Park Signage

I was going to think of some clever name to title this post. Perhaps Mary-Go-Around Park Signage or Chutes & Ladders & Billboards. But I decided to simply call it City Park Signage. Why? Because city park signage is boring. It’s not inventive and it has the same appearance in every city park in every … continue reading →

Hello World! #myfirstTweet

How does one start their first blog post? I have blog ideas, but it seems impossible to just jump right in and post a brand new blog topic without any background or without anyone noticing that this is your first post. WordPress presents you with your first default post declaring “hello world!” I have never … continue reading →