• A Thank You to My Mentor

    There are certain people in your life who help provide direction, education and passion. As I look back on my life it’s easy to recognize those people. There are some I didn’t recognize as a real mentor until years after …   read more

  • Musing on the Mother Art

    Frank Lloyd Wright said “The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.”  It’s an interesting quote.  When I was in design school I used that quote in an argument …   read more

  • Limited Residential Design Slots for 2013

    Oldham Hirst Design, PC has limited residential design project slots available for 2013. We’ve decided to limit the number of residential projects we take on each year to increase our ability to serve our clients and provide them with the …   read more

  • Residential Architecture

    In 2009 and 2010 Architecture had the highest unemployment of any professional profession.  While I have not technically been unemployed because I am self-employed it feels the same when the phone never rings.  The housing bubble pop drove the cost …   read more