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Latest Essays

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

In Defense of Books

17th March 2017 by lthomas

Recently I began a series I’ve called “The Year of Architectural Understanding.” When I started to write the first essay in the series (about architectural styles and building terms) I began my process in my office in my personal architectural library. Read more…

What ever happened to “Architectural Lettering”?

23rd January 2017 by lthomas

As far back as I can remember, one could identify an architect by his or her handwriting, or as it is called in the trade, “Lettering.”

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Where I sketch.

9th January 2017 by lthomas

So—-where do you sketch, Laura?

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