Trust Your Architect

This is my contribution to this month’s ArchiTalks topic, “Advice to Clients.” The other posts are linked below; you can also find them on Twitter by following the hashtag, #ArchiTalks. Enjoy! ~~~ When I ran my own architecture firm, Thousand Story …

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Architecture of Change

This is my contribution to this month’s ArchiTalks topic, “Architecture of Change.” The other posts are linked below; you can also find them on Twitter by following the hashtag, #ArchiTalks. Enjoy! ~~~ I once thought that Architecture served as a …

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Good Artists Copy; Great Artists Steal

This is my contribution to this month’s ArchiTalks topic, “Style” The other posts are linked below; you can also find them on Twitter by following the hashtag, #ArchiTalks. Enjoy! We don’t live in an age with a prevailing style of …

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Work / Life

Readers: This is my entry in the ArchiTalks blogging event for September (ArchiTalks #12) in which a group of architects address the topic of “Work/Life”. Links to the other posts are provided below.   Honestly, the achievement of a healthy work/life balance has …

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Fun with Stock Photos

If you blog for business or pleasure you’ve probably struggled with getting great images that aren’t encumbered by cost or copyright. The cheap, legal solution is to use free stock photo images – there are plenty out there – but …

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Feedback: What Would You Like to See?

A key to great storytelling – and to engaging blog writing – is knowing your audience. I believe I know the types of people who visit this website and read these blog posts, but let me ask – what would …

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A Day in the Life of an Architect

This is my entry in the ArchiTalks blogging event for December – in which we architects record a typical day in our professional lives. Links to the other posts are provided below. My firm (Thousand Story Studio, LLC) is young in architectural …

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Are Architects Necessary?

The current edition of Work Design Magazine asks and answers this question in their article showing some creative things one company did to remodel a workspace. The featured firm is Zeeto Media, a San Diego-based tech company. Being staffed by …

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