Thoughts on Style vs. Design

As an architect, I frequently get asked the question; “in what style do you design?” Well, that’s a loaded question and the asker is rarely prepared for the lengthy answer I usually provide. If they asked; “what is your favorite style of...

Design Fees Not Included

If a construction related business states that the design fees are given away (or included in the price*), it’s a reminder to you that they do not value their design services. It is clear that if a client sees price is the determining factor for design fees then...

An Article Worth Reading

Of course, there’s a bit of some self-promotion going on here.  But an article found on MSN about the importance of an architect is very timely.  We’ve always argued the value of hiring an architect, but it’s nice to see the idea promoted. The...