You Mean You Do This for a Living?

When I manage a construction project in an architecture office I am terrifically, annoyingly organized. I respond to phone calls and emails immediately. I keep and file printed copies of

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The “maid’s” room

Maid’s Room 2007, stairs down to kitchen on right. This was what our entire house looked like when we purchased it. No, it was not finished to our standards but

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The Fog of Construction

I visited Kuwait, briefly, in 2006 and the entire place felt as if it were immersed in a dust storm. I couldn’t see clearly more than ten feet in any

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On The Road

Whenever someone tells me they’re starting a home remodeling project I tell them the three things that I’ve learned in my fifteen years working as an architect. 1. It will

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