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Architalks: Advice for Clients

The physician can bury his mistakes,—but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines. ~Frank Lloyd Wright – ‘To the Young Man in Architecture’ This month’s topic of discussion for #Architalks is ‘Advice for Clients.’ Unlike the pithy suggestion from Mr. Wright, I have something of a different bit of advice that I […]

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Architalks: Architecture of Change

Where will our profession be in five years? Ten? Twenty?

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Riverbirch House in the News & Observer

A favorite project of mine changed hands toward the end of last year. My amazing clients Michael & Gerry had to leave the area for a new position in another state, leaving this house up for sale. In that process, it came across the eyes of a writer for the News & Observer, Nancy Oates, […]

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#Architalks: New Year, New Direction

This is my first blog post as part of a series of blog posts in a group series called #ArchiTalks. Once a month, Bob Borson gives us a theme to write about. On a personal note, Bob and the whole #ArchiTalks group have decided to use their considerable reach to share my son Matthew’s story. More […]

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Bringing Students into School Design

Last week the Hampton Roads Green Building Council organized a tour of the Floyd E. Kellam High School in Virginia Beach. Designed by HBA Architecture & Interior Design, Inc., the building is anticipated to meet receive LEED Silver certification, and will host some 2,000 students in an example of 21st century learning in practice. Featured […]

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