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An Architect's Calling Cards
The next time you run into a tongue-tied architect hanging out solo in a corner, one of these handouts may help
"tongue-tied architect hanging out solo in a corner, one of these handouts may help... I'm an architect. I often feel misunderstood. I'm usually cast as the aloof, artistic... to an architect's medical ID tag. In case I've drifted off into my own thoughts and... other architects, in all in your stereotypes of what architects are like, from your... am an architect, and wear colors now. Giving up the black was hard though. While..."
Architect's Toolbox: The Sketches That Spark a Home
See why in a high-tech world, pen and paper are often still essential for communicating design ideas
"does an architect interpret things like “indoor-outdoor flow, lots of natural light... While architects use a variety of high-tech approaches to communicating conceptual... Vancouver architect Sean Pearson. "It’s an absolutely simplistic representation of the... sketch, the illustration and the finished garden. Thanks! Our architect in Seattle (Curtis... I love architects' drawings from the last couple of centuries: not only do they have..."
How Words of Legendary Architects Live On
"by the architects I studied under who were in turn influenced by the architects they... modernist architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe once said. I learned this from my third-year... from the architects I studied under, who tell me they learned them from the architects... they say architects are not good with words.... former architect who, too, studied once removed from Kahn. God is in the details -... famous architect said: "There are three fine arts in the world: painting, sculpture..."
Architect's Toolbox: Finding the Space Between
Think Like an Architect: How to Pass a Design Review
Up the chances a review board will approve your design with these time-tested strategies from an architect
"system. Architects, designers and owners who understand both creativity and the importance... referring to illustrations (i.e. colored elevations, renderings, realistically modeled 3D... presenter (architect) was cut short by the Chairman and admonished for wasting their time... asked his architect for the simplest of models that would show just how gargantuan (and... hired architect no. Great advice Dylan. We face many of these problems in Malibu..."
MoMA's First Kids' Storybook Draws on Architects
See Young Frank make things. See Young and Old Frank head to MoMa. See your kids learn about architecture and the museum's collections
"Frank, Architect, by award-winning and bestselling children’s book author Frank Viva... Are all architects named Frank? Well, most architects are men, but no. Not *all*. I... book on architects, I love Iggy Peck Architect, which is charming and educational,... Iggy Peck Architect, which my 6 year old daughter loves. But, I'll get this book too... Iggy Peck Architect is fantastic. Also Bow House [which tells the architectural story..."
Dutch Architects Balance the Familiar and the Avant-Garde
Peek inside a 2013 book to see bold new designs for modern living that never forget those living there
"location, the architects thoroughly analyze the contributing factors to design buildings... on the architects. for the architects out there i wanted to say that the book john... of an Architect (used loosely) living in their own minds.....no consideration for... mega-money architect designed houses and luxury flats. Every street is a different style... European architects are overrated based on disliking two specific things in this article..."
'Houses + Origins' Reveals an Architect's Process
"by the architect and the client sit atop a site plan. The photos illustrate the effort... with architect Chris Parlette, show the importance of understanding the word 'context... monographs are architects, but ones on residential architecture have a crossover appeal to... details illustrate that Wilson's thinking about landscape is not solely in terms of..."
Architect's Toolbox: Vestibules Remake an Entrance
Easing our passage from the outdoors in, vestibules from times past are transitioning to the entryways of the present
Cylinders — More Than Architects’ Pipe Dreams
Modern or Contemporary: What's the Difference?
"homes illustrate the essence of modern and contemporary home design styles... that few architects practice today; some that did design in that style in the 80s segued... original architect, Roy L. Thomas. Love the history and architecture lesson! Thanks... to us architects or to potential clients and the general public. While there may... polled architects about whether their work is "modern" or "contemporary" you wouldn't..."
Houzz Tour: Eclectic Row House in London
Vintage treasures, original illustrations and family keepsakes make this bright home just right for a British family of four
"original illustrations and family keepsakes make this bright home just right for a British... here: Illustrator Tracey English, her husband and their two boys Location: Southfields... for the architect/designer to explore the diversity of properties. Some of the older... like her illustrations! As for the comment on ' no books' in US homes....I have at... English's illustrations.Illustrations: One Apple Designs The family bathroom accommodates..."
How to Read a Floor Plan
If a floor plan's myriad lines and arcs have you seeing spots, this easy-to-understand guide is right up your alley
"builders to architects, Realtors to appraisers, everyone uses a floor plan. More than... intern architect, I find it difficult to explain what took so long for me to fully... having an architect take a look at the plans and existing conditions. You might also... was an architect. I love this floor plan! I too would love to see the second story... had an architect draw up on his cad......so many great ideas for arranging spaces..."
Good Read: ‘Landscaping Ideas That Work’
Get a landscape architect’s strategies — along with gorgeous, inspiring photos — for a yard you’ll really enjoy
"landscape architect’s strategies — along with gorgeous, inspiring photos — for a yard... designers/architects for years....great to see so many clearly stated and illustrated... landscape architect Szczepaniak did here. Also by Szczepaniak, this small porch on the... landscape architect Mariane Wheatley-Miller to link a series of seven terraces leading... with the architect Sarah Susanka on Outside the Not So Big House: Creating the Landscape..."
The ABCs of CAD
Computers help architects produce countless renderings and shorten lead times. But still there's one big thing CAD can't do
"help architects produce countless renderings and shorten lead times. But still there's... modern architect’s office looks much different today than it did 20 to 30 years ago... standard architect’s office environment is dictated by computers and computer-aided... allows architects to digitally draft and draw, creating plans and assembling spec... Should your architect be using CAD? Most likely. But it’s no substitute for the skill and..."