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Latest Essays

Essays and posts from Laura Thomas, Principal and President of Melville Thomas Architects.


27th December 2017 by lthomas

Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about why the profession of architecture is losing so many young people and why so few are getting registered as Architects, particularly women. I’m not alone in my wonder; Rosa ShengSteve Mouson and Susan Shannon have all written on this with great insight.

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The Experience of ‘Home’

20th December 2017 by lthomas

One of my favorite quotes originates with Oscar Wilde and goes something like this: We “know the price of everything and the value of nothing.”

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Why NOT in my backyard?

18th December 2017 by lthomas

The first weekend in December, an article in The New York Times caught my eye.

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