March 4, 2019

Work Life Balance

Candidates for the office of the President of the AIA are often asked how they plan to dedicate a year of their lives to serving the Institute at this level. I’ve asked myself this question. I spend one third of my life in practice with Architecture Is Fun. I spend another third teaching, and mentoring the next generation of architects. …

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February 5, 2019

Everyone. At the table.

The quality of architecture correlates with the quality of life in our communities. Our practices need to mirror the communities in which we all work, and we need to work with all communities. At A’17, First Lady Michelle Obama challenged us to be mentors, and to set an example… “You can’t be an architect, if you don’t know what an …

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