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As I think back over my architectural career, I have trouble thinking of a single issue that’s universally held as close to blasphemy in our profession as moonlighting. Well, maybe McMansions or vinyl siding, but for the sake of argument, let’s stick to practice issues, not design topics. Anti-moonlighting policies and attitudes run rampant through… Read More »

What’s the best tool you have in your toolbox? No matter what you do, everybody has a toolbox. Plumbers and Carpenters have tools like wrenches and screwdrivers and hammers. Doctors have tools like stethoscopes and MRIs and that little rubber hammer they hit your knee with. Architects may have traded tools like t-squares and triangles… Read More »

These are exciting times in our profession. Change is in the air. Our perception of ourselves is changing. Joe Public’s perception of us is changing. For the first time in a long time we’re thinking differently and many of us are working differently. Last month Bob Borson issued a challenge. Before it was over, 14… Read More »

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