For the Love of All That is Holy … Be on Time

Being on time is clearly more important to some over others, but is there a good reason to actually put in the effort to be on time? Of course, there is … even George Washington thinks so. Continue reading For the Love of All That is Holy … Be on Time at Life of an […]

041: Talking Shop with Omar Gandhi

Today is a special episode because we are sitting down with my very close and personal friend, even though we have never actually met, Canadian architectural rock star Omar Gandhi. This is the first in a series of posts we are rolling out for the 2020 podcast season titled “Talking Shop with __________.” We anticipate […]

First Let Me Introduce Myself

I am very excited to announce that Andrew Hawkins, my partner in crime and podcast co-host, will start bringing his unique perspective to the written portion of Life of an Architect. Today we start with an introduction about Andrew’s history, life, and personality. Continue reading First Let Me Introduce Myself at Life of an Architect. Source: […]

Keeping Up with Projects

I don’t write many of these sorts of posts … they are painful to put together even though I am happy enough to reflect upon the creative process while trying to evaluate if things turned out as good as I had hoped. Last night I was driving my daughter to a birthday party and the […]

040: Changing Jobs

Changing jobs is exciting and terrifying at the same time – particularly if you are making a drastic change wither in the type of work or the size of the firm. Today we are talking about “Changing Jobs” a topic that seems somewhat fitting given that it is the first podcast episode of 2020 and […]

Holiday Trends and the 3rd Annual Life of an Architect Holiday Cocktail

As 2019 comes to a close there is one thing front and center on my mind … holiday drinking, and here is a great new holiday cocktail for you to enjoy! (as well as a look at past cocktails, Christmas Cards from famous architects, and the top 10 best AND worst Christmas songs) Continue reading […]

Motherflipping Tile Joints

I like to take tile joint patterns pretty seriously and am preternaturally inclined to notice when the tile installer decides to make the joint pattern an afterthought. Continue reading Motherflipping Tile Joints at Life of an Architect. Source: Life of an Architect

Ep 039: The Hypothetical Show

Andrew and I really enjoy answering hypothetical questions as part of each Life of an Architect podcast episode. In our final recording of the year, we are happy to present to you the “Director’s Cut” on three of our most favorite Hypothetical questions from 2019, as well as two new questions as our way of […]

Wallpaper in Bathrooms?

Should you put wallpaper into your bathroom? There are a lot of reasons why you should think long and hard before getting to “yes” and this wallpaper should push you over the edge. Continue reading Wallpaper in Bathrooms? at Life of an Architect. Source: Life of an Architect

038: What to Get an Architect for Christmas [2019]

Buying gifts for Architects can be tough for some people because architects are very specific about the sorts of things they want. This is the 10th consecutive year of “What to Get an Architect for Christmas” and there is something here for every sort of architect. Continue reading 038: What to Get an Architect for […]