Why do architects talk funny?

Why do architects talk funny? You’re referring to the affliction called archispeak. It is the architect’s dialect peppered with phrases such as functional hierarchy, concept continuity, urban fabric, structural rhythm and juxtaposition to name a few. We don’t talk that way to impress or intimidate others. Archispeak is a byproduct of education, strategy and passion… read more →

23 May 2009
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Your Privacy

Privacy Policy We value our privacy and hold yours as important as our own. This Privacy Policy applies to all of the WishingRock Homes, LLC products, services and websites or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies Where more detailed information is needed to explain our privacy practices, we post supplementary privacy notices to describe how we .. read more →

08 May 2009
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Where are your project photos?

Where are your project photos? I’m sure people wonder why our home page isn’t loaded with design project photos. That’s simple — our projects are about the people and the planet! We create earth-friendly places to live by telling a story about the location and people who live there. These stories begin as tales and.. read more →

19 Dec 2008
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Will you barter services?

Will you barter services? I accept cash, check and credit cards. I’ve never bartered, but have learned through my accountant if you have a marketable skill bartering can sustain you during a tough cash-suffering economy. If you have a marketable skill, I may be willing to negotiate market-value services for similarly valued services. Part of.. read more →

16 Nov 2008
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Why do I need an architect?

Why do I need an architect to design my project? You might not need an architect to design your project. You might be able to do it yourself or you might hire a designer to help you. I hate to answer a question with a question, but if you answer “yes” to any of the.. read more →

10 Nov 2008
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Do you design commercial projects?

Do you design commercial projects? Yes, most of my experience is commercial work. I have experience with residential, office, hospitality, industrial, retail, medical, religious and multi-family building types. When an architect earns his/her license, he/she is qualified to design any building type. I specialize in personalized homes because I like the residential scale, scope and.. read more →

13 Oct 2008
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What’s the difference between an architect and designer?

What is the difference between an architect and a designer?   The difference between an architect and a designer is: Education – an architect must graduate from an accredited university, pass a licensing exam and fulfill annual continuing education requirements. Experience – an architect will have drafting, office management, project mangement, specification writing, construction oversight,.. read more →

18 Sep 2008
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What is the most common service clients request?

What is the most common service clients request? Most clients request the design package (The Sketch, The Details, The Docs) because they are interested in buying the expertise and documents to bid and build their project. But consider asking your architect to help you choose the best project (The Test), select a compatible builder (The.. read more →

11 Aug 2008
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