Monthly Archives: September 2012

September 25, 2012, by Jenny Gallow

Wearing The Right Hat

As designers and architects we wear different hats over the course of a project: designer – drafter – modeler – writer – problem solver – negotiator – the list goes on and on.  Most likely all of these roles fall within the job description you signed up for.  To me, the diversity in my days […]

September 18, 2012, by Amy Cattrell

Pose for the Camera

Over the past decade, our industry has undergone a fairly dramatic shift in the way we design our projects.  The most recent available data shows that the majority of architecture firms have now embraced BIM software to some degree as the primary tool for aiding in the creation of construction documents, but those construction documents […]

September 12, 2012, by Charlie Jahnigen

Has This Economy Made You A Leader?

As Seth Godin discusses in his September 1, 2012 post titled “Different genes”, leadership can be a naturally occurring trait but more likely is a learned behavior.  In this challenging and ever changing economy, the playing field is open for architects and designers to rise as leaders at all levels of an organization.  Because of […]

September 4, 2012, by Lindsay Mullett

Give me a [inspiration] break

I remember leaving college and stepping into the real world, feeling inspired, excited (okay, a bit nervous), and ready to design whatever was thrown my way.   I had spent four hard years throwing myself into design projects, and was ready to put my ideas out into the real world.   Despite the fact that I graduated […]

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