22 Feb 2016

The Way of the Samurai Architect – Four

Dwelling on… How the Way of the Samurai can be used to improve one’s pursuit of happiness through work, trade, or profession. This is the fourth in a series that expands on terms heard in architects’ and interns’ circles like BIMJA, CAD-JITSU, WARRIOR INTERN and other notions that metaphorically equate emerging architects to lethal martial artists. I haven’t had any formal martial arts training. However, the discipline, practice, and pursuit of personal perfection inherent to the

15 Feb 2016

Change Agent Architect – Laterals

Dwelling on... Correct Politicalness – the dedication to personal views and convictions balanced with fervent respect for other's views and values.   Antonin Scalia, via www.washingtontimes.com First things first, could we take a moment to reflect on the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia (1936-2016). Disclaimer I aim to post content that is mostly client consumable, while being in one of many categories. If you are reading MODwelling, then you are interested in architecture, me personally,

8 Feb 2016

One Essential Tool

Dwelling on ... ONE essential tool that is the most important, among all of them, that architects use from one day to the next.   Another post in the #ArchiTalks blogging series.  #ArchiTalks is organized by Bob Borson at Life of an Architect. A group of architects writes blog posts around a single theme or subject and posts them all at the same time, ensuring a good range of various takes on the subject or

1 Feb 2016

The Way of the Samurai Architect – Three

Dwelling on… How the Way of the Samurai can be used to improve one’s pursuit of happiness through work, trade, or profession. This is the third in a series that expands on terms heard in architects’ and interns’ circles like BIMJA, CAD-JITSU, WARRIOR INTERN and other notions that metaphorically equate emerging architects to lethal martial artists. I haven’t had any formal martial arts training. However, the discipline, practice, and pursuit of personal perfection inherent to