30 Nov 2015

Tuning Work Off – Thanksgiving Edition

Dwelling on... Thanksgiving, favorite and new hiking spots, and getting off the beaten path. A while back, I posted an #ArchiTalks post about work/life titled Turning Work Off. This week I have a bit to add to those thoughts.   Brother Ed and Annmarie at Looking Glass Falls, Pisgah National Forest, NC Take Off, Get Outside Last Friday, the day after the Thanksgiving Holiday, Annmarie, her brother Ed, and I went into the Pisgah National Forest

23 Nov 2015

Homework – Professional Builders

Dwelling on #DesignersBuilding - A DIY Blog Series This blog series is an account of what happens when an architect, me, pushes past design and single handedly tackles some renovation; from design through demolition and to construction. I look forward to sharing with you my discoveries, the challenges, and the solutions. Please share your stories of renovation and remodeling in the comments, DIY or not.   High Work We have had more weather delays since

16 Nov 2015

Life Happens – We Are Professional

Dwelling on... what it means to be a professional   Sketchbooking Kick It Into Gear Well HI there! … Been a while. This blog, MODwelling, is usually on a two-week-between-posts-schedule. It’s been three. This demands an apology to the two readers followers of MODwelling. I chose that blog name because it reminds me of dwelling at home, dwelling on thoughts, and it starts with 'D' fitting with MOD. Sorry about that y’all. This leads to an