It Really Does Make a Difference

There are many who don’t think it does…and many who don’t even notice it. But good residential design does make a difference. Eight years ago we moved in to our new house. I had designed it and contracted it (the construction of it is a different story for a different day). Our family enjoyed it….

It's ARCHITECTURE, not Sculpture…

Recently, Frank O. Gehry has been sued by MIT for some serious issues regarding the design of the three year old Stata Center. This building is a great example of the difference between architecture and sculpture. Architecture is meant to be inhabited and used. propecia cheap Sculpture is to be looked at and admired. Architecture…

Less is NOT more…

Mies van Der Rohe said “less is more”.  At first, this thought seems to make sense.  But Milton Glazer has a more nuanced position that I think nails it.  He said:   Being a child of modernism I have heard this mantra all my life. Less is more. One morning upon awakening I realised that…

Why an Architect?

Subtitled: Plan Book vs. Draftsman vs. Contractor vs. Architect There are very few of us who undertake any building project without some planning. We try and figure out what we need, how it’s going to be put together and how much it’s going to cost us. For some projects, we plan it out in our…