Tag Archives: Architecture

Dear future architects, never lose your optimism

Dear future architects, Architecture is an inherently optimistic profession. The very act of designing and building requires hope, it needs it. We need it. If you’re just entering the profession, there are a lot of opportunities for disappointment ahead, I ask that you take them in stride. Don’t give up the good fight.

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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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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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December 2013 Architecture Billing Index

The American Institute of Architects has published the October 2013 Architecture Billing Index (ABI.)

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Architecture Exchange East 2013

This year, I had the opportunity to attend the Architecture Exchange East conference. Here is a quick summary of the courses I attended.

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