Mentorship #Architalks #27

This post is part of the ArchiTalks series where a group of us (architects who also blog) all post on the same day and promote each other’s blogs. The Topic ‘Leader’ for this post ‘Mentorship’ is Michael Lavalley… Mentorship Writing Read More …

#Architalks #25 #TheArchitectureofChange @angelabradyRIBA & Architects for Change mentioned

This post is part of the ArchiTalks series where a group of us (architects who also blog) all post on the same day and promote each other’s blogs. The Topic ‘Leader’ for this post ‘House or Home’ is Lora Teagarden Read More …

3D Rendered view vs ‘as built’ – contemporary extension to Irish farmhouse

Following on from this morning’s POST on the mono-pitched, contemporary extension to a two storey Irish farmhouse. Thought it would be interesting to see the early 3D design views vs. what was actually built. Pretty close 🙂

How #Japan handles conservation #Rebuilding

As conservation architects we are taught to respect historical features/details and to retain them as far as practically possible (The Venice and Burra Charters) But the approach Japan takes in their ancient temples such as the Ise Jingu grand shrine Read More …

My first (and only) architecture award…

I wrote in the previous #Architalks post that very little of the work I did in the virtual world regarding Vectorworks and QuickTime VR exists today (other than that available through the ‘Way Back Machine’ Internet Archive. Amazingly, however, the Read More …

A strange story of architectural reinvention that involves @UCDEngArch @DorothyJonesDJ @Vectorworks

I was privileged to undertake a few days part-time lecturing at UCD Architecture & Engineering department last week; the topic of the talk was the concept of reinvention where I gave a personal example of how I decided to effectively Read More …

Back to Architecture School! #ArchiTalks #Passion added! @odonnell_tuomey mentioned

I was dropping my 2nd lad at University for the first day yesterday for the start of his new course as a Fresher (not Architecture!) and one of his flat-mates was a Fresher starting Architecture at UL (University of Limerick); Read More …

Busman’s holiday #Cabbagetown @Cabbagetowner @conservengineer @lonelyplanet mentioned

busman’s holiday noun : bus·man’s holiday : \ˈbəs-mənz-\ Simple Definition of busman’s holiday (via merriam-webster.com) : a holiday that you spend doing the same kind of thing that you usually do for your job I was lucky enough this year Read More …

@ArchitectJane sums up why freebie sales visits are waste of time #ArchitectLikeAStar

Freebie Sales Visits are a waste of time (and money) The following tweet from Jane Leach sums up nicely why ‘Freebie Sales Visits’ are a waste of time: Here’s the LINK for more detail on what Jane’s definition is on Read More …

Architects: Tired of running around for no money? #ArchitectLikeAStar now also in paperback

We are pleased to announce that ‘Architect Like a Star’ is now also available in Paperback as well as e-book on Kindle. • Are you running an architectural practice and getting stressed running around chasing work & clients? • Are Read More …