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Spry Architecture

Thank you Salmiah for the kind words! Good luck with your adventures in Architecture!

   
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What a piece of advice.
   
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Gabe Morrell
I was looking through old articles on my Houzz account that I had saved and stumbled across this one. I must have read this and saved it a couple of years ago, but BOY am I glad I read it again!! Mr. Eric Spry, this article completely describes my vision for architecture and for home design. I currently work in the residential architecture field and plan to for the rest of my career. I cannot tell you how much I have learned that the majority of the people in the field care more about the look and feel of a home for the sake of promoting their business more than seeing the home design project as a stewardship of a family's dream.

You summed up my vision PERFECTLY when you said, "The architect's job is not to use the client as a means to accomplish his or her own creations, but to design a celebration of the client's life by meeting all of the necessary program requirements with creativity and imagination. A piece of architecture can look great in a magazine, but if it does not meet the clients needs in a beautiful and functional way, it has failed."

This could not be more spot on, more accurate, and more indispensable for the sake of creating a home for a family that revolves around their life. That right there is what architecture is all about!
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