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14

Nov
2016

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First things first.

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Triage. The act of first things first. Also known as strategic thinking. Or as Wikipedia defines it:

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01

Nov
2016

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AIA, LEED AP, RA, CKBD, OMG, HUH?

On 01, Nov 2016 | 2 Comments | In From the Architect's Desk | By lthomas

Alphabet soup, right?

I was recently asked by a colleague how to distinguish between these design professional designations.

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Oct
2016

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Porticos and Entryways

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Entryways, porches and porticos, oh my!

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Oct
2016

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We can do that!

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To many homeowners hiring an architect is an all or nothing proposition.

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25

Sep
2016

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A Living-Kitchen

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Correct. Not a typo. One word: “Living-Kitchen.”

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Aug
2016

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The Value of Hiring an Architect

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If you are a university president, corporate CEO or a developer, you are required to hire an architect. The value of an institutional or commercial architect is understood and quite simple. Do you want a building permit? Hire a licensed architect– period. Read more…

06

Jul
2016

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How your Architect works

On 06, Jul 2016 | 3 Comments | In From the Architect's Desk | By lthomas

The idea of working with an architect may be a little scary for some first timers, but there’s no mystery to the benefit an architect can bring to your project.

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09

May
2016

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Why Shower Doors?

On 09, May 2016 | No Comments | In From the Architect's Desk | By lthomas

I have been practicing architecture and specializing in residential design long enough to have seen several trends come and go.

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Clutter!

On 01, May 2016 | No Comments | In From the Architect's Desk, Rants and Wisdom | By lthomas

In honor of Mother’s Day, I have decided that it is way past time for me to write an essay about clutter.

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Feb
2016

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How to select the best Contractor.

On 22, Feb 2016 | One Comment | In From the Architect's Desk | By lthomas

Every house needs a contractor, someone who will work on the project based on the architect’s design and build the design dream into reality.

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