AWM-featurepng18 Apr 2016

A is for Architecture in April

Dwelling on... Architecture Week and Architecture Month with a quick tour of the Interwebs.   Here is a quick post to wrap up Architecture week - #Archweek16 - with an invitation to follow some of the traffic on the web. Hashtag lovethisstuff. Click here for the top #Archweek16 posts on twitter. Click here to view #Archweek16 posts on Instagram. Click here for #Archweek posts on Facebook.   Also, Activate NC is doing #Archmonth16 on Twitter

FAfeature11 Apr 2016

Dear Future Architect, Listen Here

Dwelling on… What it takes to make a great architect.   Future Architects via fotosearch.com 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 theme. Last time we wrote a post on the theme of

Introducing The Client to the Super at the topping off ceremonies of Fletcher Town Hall15 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,

group_photo4 Jan 2016

Laterals – The Master Builder

Dwelling on... Starting 2016 with Big Time Small Firm and a theme architects can rally around.   Image is time traveler by beyzayildirim77 via deviant art Happy New Year! Best in 2106 to you and yours.   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, my company, or perhaps just arbitrary web traffic.

aia-eagle21 Dec 2015

Looking Back on AIA Asheville 2015

Dwelling on... the year serving as President of AIA Asheville. Last Tuesday, on the 15th, we held the 2015 AIA Asheville Christmas Party. There is a write up about it at the Modern Asheville website. In keeping with tradition, I passed the crown, which happens to be a Santa hat to Nathan Bryant of Samsel Architects. I also had the pleasure of announcing that our Executive Assistant, Mary Fierle was voted to Honorary Membership and

fire-head12 Oct 2015

Architect as Citizen

Dwelling on … What it is to be a Citizen Architect?   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 theme. Last month we wrote a post on the theme of WORK/LIFE in

Drafting Tools3 Aug 2015

Purpose in the Profession

Dwelling on what I love being a part of and what purpose I serve in the profession of architecture... 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 theme. Last month we wrote a post on SUMMER BREAK.  This

Architects online meet in Chicago for some real face time and real pizza #AIAcon1410 Jul 2014

Ask the architect.

Dwelling on common questions about our profession A handful of architects had pizza at Lou Malnati's (River North) a while back at the American Institute of Architects National Convention.  It was a great way to make real connections with a bunch of online friends and colleagues.  We have all been fortifying that real connection by some great interaction since then through social media and getting really pumped up to carry some serious momentum into the