What is YOUR style?

What is YOUR style? My style is client-vernacular. That archispeak phrase means I design based on YOUR requirements, site conditions and preferences. I use many communication tools and methods to extract your essence and design in your family style. I’m sorry I drifted into archispeak again. What I mean is I get to know you.. read more →

07 Oct 2007
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How much does an architect charge?

How much does an architect charge? The short answer is “it depends”. The long answer is an architect charges based on what you want done, what you ask him/her to do and how much of it. In archispeak this fee trinity is called the project Service, Scope and Scale. Architects offer you pre-design, design and.. read more →

10 Sep 2007
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Why do architects draw so sloppy, but write so neat?

Why do architects draw so sloppy and write so neat? We don’t really nor do we intentionally draw sloppy. The shaky line drawings we produce are a rapid sketch technique to illustrate ideas. A picture is worth a thousand words, so we draw free hand to capture, explore and evolve design concepts. Straight-edge lines and.. read more →

31 Aug 2007
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