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Rants and Wisdom

18

Nov
2015

In Rants and Wisdom

By lthomas

You don’t know what you don’t know (Part 3)

On 18, Nov 2015 | In Rants and Wisdom | By lthomas

Or, more on being ‘seasoned.’

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06

Jul
2015

In Rants and Wisdom

By lthomas

You must be good at Math!

On 06, Jul 2015 | In Rants and Wisdom | By lthomas

(Not.)

Of all the misperceptions that somehow continue in the profession of architecture, this is one that bewilders me the most.

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22

Jun
2015

In Rants and Wisdom

By lthomas

Pivot.

On 22, Jun 2015 | In Rants and Wisdom | By lthomas

I have been seeing and reading this term more recently. Or perhaps, now that it is summertime, things slow down a bit and I am more ready to listen.

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25

Nov
2014

In From the Architect's Desk
Rants and Wisdom

By lthomas

When I grow up/My story Part 1.

On 25, Nov 2014 | In From the Architect's Desk, Rants and Wisdom | By lthomas

Why did you become an Architect? What led you to become an Architect? How did you get to this point in your career?

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23

Nov
2014

In Rants and Wisdom

By lthomas

Begin!!/My story Part 2

On 23, Nov 2014 | In Rants and Wisdom | By lthomas

I can still remember some of my earliest assignments as a first year architecture student, the ones that had me and my classmates scratching our heads in bewilderment. These where things like:

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28

Oct
2014

In Rants and Wisdom

By lthomas

Super Sized.

On 28, Oct 2014 | In Rants and Wisdom | By lthomas

For years I have seen an abundance of crazy things going on in the residential design and construction world.

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06

Oct
2014

In Rants and Wisdom

By lthomas

Do Architects really wear black and say, “Recontextualisation?”

On 06, Oct 2014 | In Rants and Wisdom | By lthomas

Architecture is one of those fields marked by the perception that everyone in it is very high-minded, very post-modern, prone to wearing all black and throwing around big words that sound like they belong in a philosophy classroom. Is this true?

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10

Mar
2014

In Rants and Wisdom

By lthomas

Un-Built Projects

On 10, Mar 2014 | In Rants and Wisdom | By lthomas

After enough years in the profession, most architects have a nice little collection of “un-built projects.”  It is so common to have projects that never see reality that highly-respected  architectural competitions give out awards in this category.

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13

May
2013

In Rants and Wisdom

By lthomas

What’s wrong with this picture.1?

On 13, May 2013 | In Rants and Wisdom | By lthomas

When I travel, which I like to believe is frequently, I continue to observe the built world around me. Maybe as an architect I never take off the ‘architect’s’ hat and am always looking, observing and questioning what I see in my environment.

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