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. The post Ep 077: Design Better first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Ep 077: Design Better at Life of an Architect. Source: Life of an Architect

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? The post Architectural Graphics: Arrows or Ticks? first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Architectural Graphics: Arrows or Ticks? at Life of an Architect. […]

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? The post Big Ideas or Technical Details? first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue […]

Ep 076: Critical Skills of an Architect

Here are the top 4 critical skills a person should have to experience success and satisfaction as a practicing architect. The post Ep 076: Critical Skills of an Architect first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Ep 076: Critical Skills of an Architect at Life of an Architect. Source: Life of an Architect

Architectural Graphics 101 – Symbols

It is time to focus our attention on the wayfinding devices of architectural drawings – today we are talking Architectural Graphics 101 – Symbols The post Architectural Graphics 101 – Symbols first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Architectural Graphics 101 – Symbols at Life of an Architect. Source: Life of an Architect

Knowledge versus Tools

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 […]

Ep 075: Should Architects Do It All?

When developing architectural skills, should you focus on a specific area of expertise or do you attempt to do it all? Ep 075: Should Architects Do It All? The post Ep 075: Should Architects Do It All? first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Ep 075: Should Architects Do It All? at Life […]

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. The post Go To the Cave … or Return to Camp? first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Go To the Cave … or Return […]

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” The post Ep 074: Architectural Memories that Matter first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Ep 074: Architectural Memories that Matter at Life of an Architect. Source: Life […]

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 The post The Front Door Experience first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading The Front Door Experience at Life of an Architect. Source: Life of an […]