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     1  +5 2014 oct 01great architecture websitesThe Best Architectural Websites 2014 | Life of an ArchitectThere are so many architectural websites out there how do you know which ones to waste your precious lunch hour reading? The Best  ...
     1  +14 2014 sep 25architect websiteThere are so many architectural websites out there how do you know which ones to waste your precious lunch hour reading? The Best ...
     1  ~ 2014 sep 18my life architectsLife of an ArchitectIn Career, Do you want to be an Architect ?, Life in General, Office Architects ,
     1  ~ 2014 sep 17architect wordWords that Architects use | Life of an ArchitectIf you want to be an architect , you have to speak in a certain way because if you don't ... no one will believe you or take you seriously. Architects  ...
     1  ~ 2014 sep 06life of an architectThis is a blog about architecture , what it's like to be an architect and what it's like to work with an architect . ‎Older - ‎Blog - ‎Frequently Asked Questions - ‎About me
     1  ~ 2014 sep 02fences with imaginationModern Fences - Use your imagination | Life of an ArchitectBecause more and more of our designs are about extending the inside into the yard, we want to design our fences to read more like walls.
     1  +2 2014 aug 31top architecture blogsHere is my previous list for the Best Architectural Websites but that list is ... narrative of a blog – which you can probably guess is something of ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 23refinishing acid wash floorsRefinishing Concrete Floors | Life of an ArchitectGrinding and polishing my concrete floors technically started as an ... do something about it myself 2 years ago by acid washing them (here).
     1  +2 2014 aug 17best architecture websites
     1  +1 2014 aug 13best architecture sites
     1  +1 2014 aug 11concrete floor refinishingGrinding and polishing my concrete floors technically started as an idea 4 years ago ... but the time to do this properly came, and I'm not sure I ...
     1  ~ 2014 jul 31residential construction biddingResidential Construction Contracts: Competitive Bid | Life of an Hiring a residential contractor shouldn't be all that hard - A competitively bid contract may be the most common but is it the best one for your ...
     1  ~ 2014 jul 23refinish concrete floors
     1  ~ 2014 jul 20architect career blogThis is a blog about architecture , what it's like to be an architect and what it's like to ... In ArchiTalks, Career , Do you want to be an Architect ? a day in the life, ...
     1  ~ 2014 jul 18rates for architectsArchitectural Fees - Part 2 | Life of an ArchitectThis is the second installment of architectural fees , you can find the first installment where I talk about fees based on percentage of construction ...
     2  +8 2014 sep 08life architectsThis is a blog about architecture , what it's like to be an architect and what it's like to work with an architect .
     2  +1 2014 aug 28built in showerHow to build a shower that won't leak | Life of an ArchitectIf you want a shower that won't leak, it starts with quality prooducts like ... my daughter is off to college), This is how we like our showers built .
     2  ~ 2014 aug 18cork flooring reviewsCork Flooring : A modern floor choice? | Life of an ArchitectWhat are the pro's and con's of using cork as a floor material? We'll look at cork flooring and review how cork is used and how cork is ...
     2  -1 2014 aug 17architect tools and equipmentAn Architect's tool bag | Life of an ArchitectArchitects have their own tools of the trade – many of which are each worthy of getting their own individual attention – but today I felt like going ...
     2  -1 2014 aug 12concrete floor finishers
     2  -1 2014 aug 04types of attic insulationBatts, Blown, or Sprayed – What's the Best Way to Insulate Your Attic ?An overview look at different types of insulation a homeowner should consider using in their attic .
     2  +3 2014 aug 03best architect websites
     2  +1 2014 jul 31cork floor reviews
     2  ~ 2014 jul 28leads for residential architectsArchitectural Fees for Residential Projects | Life of an Architecthow to set architectural fees on residential projects, what do ... A “ builders set” often leads to some poor decisions when details are not shown.
     2  +1 2014 jul 26waxing concrete floorsPolishing Concrete Floors | Life of an Architectafter grinding down the original concrete floors , we decided the best ... look at the brushes that are used to work the paste wax into the concrete.
     2  +4 2014 jul 17good site architectureThe Best Architectural Websites | Life of an ArchitectJody is a funny guy, clever writer, and from what I can tell, a pretty good architect . Jody's site doesn't really focus on his work – he focuses on ...
     3  +3 2014 oct 03bkf butterfly chair frameKnoll Hardoy Butterfly Chairs | Life of an ArchitectThe B.K.F. Chair—also known as the Hardoy Chair, Butterfly Chair , Safari ... Given the amount of rust that was on these frames , my arms would ...
     3  +2 2014 sep 06gifts for an architectWhat to Get an Architect for Christmas (2013) | Life of an ArchitectSpeaking of books as a “can't miss” gift for architects , I decided to ask none other than Michael “I've got Ten's of Thousands of Books” Malone to ...
     3  ~ 2014 aug 27best design firm namesHow to name your design firm | Life of an ArchitectIf the personality of the firm is going to be projected by the name , ... (okay that wasn't a very good follow through but you know I'm right on this).
     3  -1 2014 aug 15architecture firm namesOne the first things you must consider when starting your new architectural firm , is what to name it. The choices are varied and the ramifications ...
     3  ~ 2014 jul 31architectural registration examTaking the Architectural Registration Exam (ARE) | Life of an ArchitectIn order to call yourself an architect (or even state that you provide architectural services) you have to pass the architectural registration exam  ...
     3  ~ 2014 jul 30architect registration exam
     3  +2 2014 jul 21residential shipping container primerShipping Containers – a design primer | Life of an ArchitectI read one of Jeremiah's posts on shipping container architecture and .... projects from all over the world, both commercial and residential .
     4  +1 2014 oct 02architectural firm blogRules for an Architect's Blog | Life of an ArchitectIn late 2006, nine months after founding our small architecture firm , we started a blog on our website as a place to add news about the firm .
     4  -2 2014 sep 05sanding concrete floors
     4  -1 2014 sep 02horizontal modern fenceAnother method for having fences read like walls is to turn the boards horizontal . Sounds like a simple little trick…and it is, but it works really ...
     4  +6 2014 aug 27coffe with architectArchitects and Coffee | Life of an ArchitectLet me get this out-of-the-way right up front – most architects I know drink coffee . A LOT of coffee . In fact, most of them are snobby and ...
     4  +3 2014 aug 27blogs for architectsThe Top Architectural Blog Sites in the World! That sounds pretty important doesn 't it? At the very least it sounds comprehensive ...
     4  -1 2014 aug 08ceiling insulation typesBatts, Blown, or Sprayed – What's the Best Way to Insulate Your Attic?If you put an air permeable insulation material over a hole in your ceiling , you may have comfort, indoor air quality, durability, and efficiency ...
     4  -2 2014 aug 06architectural services feehow to set architectural fees on residential projects, what do architects charge and what level of service comes with the basics.
     4  +28 2014 aug 03visit with an architectA Travel Site for Architects | Life of an Architecta travel website for architects and designers that includes information and photos of places of interest.
     4  +3 2014 aug 03cabin dark wood beamsPainted white wood ceilings | Life of an ArchitectWood ceilings and heavy timber beams painted white
     4  +2 2014 jul 28residential construction contractResidential Construction Contracts : Cost Plus Fee | Life of an Architectresidential construction contract - construction cost plus a contractor fee. How to choose which type of contract to use when hiring a contractor.
     4  +3 2014 jul 19top french churchesTop Ten Cathedrals to see before you die | Life of an ArchitectSagrada Família is a large Roman Catholic church (not a cathedral but I ... of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture in France and in ...
     4  +1 2014 jul 18click cork reviewsCork Flooring: A modern floor choice? | Life of an ArchitectWe'll look at cork flooring and review how cork is used and how cork is ... Engineered floating floors can't provide the same water resistance ...
     5  -3 2014 oct 03canvas butterfly chair coersButterfly Chairs – Replacement Covers - Life of an ArchitectA review of butterfly chair covers , or slips, from Circa50 for use on restored ... The final piece of the process was to replace the white canvas  ...
     5  +2 2014 sep 26kelly's kitchen synchKelly's Kitchen Sync - Book Review | Life of an Architectbook review of Kelly's Kitchen Sync with insider kitchen design and remodeling tips from a certified master kitchen and bath designer (CMKBD)
     5  -1 2014 sep 25hardoy butterfly stoolThe Butterfly Chair —also known as the Hardoy Chair, B.F.K. Chair, Safari Chair, Sling Chair, or Wing Chair - is a mainstay of modern design.
     5  ~ 2014 sep 06cork floor durability scratchThis will prevent abrasion or scratches on the surface of cork floor . To clean a heavy .... I don't understand when I read how “ durable ” they are.
     5  -1 2014 sep 06gifts for architects
     5  +29 2014 aug 27glossy flat eggshellHow to Pick the Right Paint Finish | Life of an ArchitectFlat enamel is a paint with a durable flat , matte finish. ... very low sheen on the shell of an egg, you have an idea of how an eggshell paint finish will appear. This finish has only a slight hint of shine or gloss so it's a good choice ...
     5  -2 2014 aug 10architect project leadshow to set architectural fees on residential projects , what do ... A “builders set” often leads to some poor decisions when details are not shown.
     5  ~ 2014 aug 06architecture gifts for menWhat to get an Architect for Christmas | Life of an ArchitectSo what is the well intentioned gift giver to do? Architects also like doo-dah's but this is a slippery slope. It has to be a timeless doo-dah and one ...
     5  +1 2014 aug 05white marble countertopsConsidering white marble counter tops ? | Life of an ArchitectI love them and appreciate the character and history they have as a material. Whenever the subject of white marble counter tops comes up ...
     5  -3 2014 aug 04cork flooring infoWe'll look at cork flooring and review how cork is used and how cork is ... research on cork at all, you will find all sorts of conflicting information .
     5  -2 2014 jul 31shower wall materialIf you want a shower that won't leak, it starts with quality prooducts like waterproofing materials , anti-fracture membranes and densshield wall  ...
     5  ~ 2014 jul 29concrete floor polishingafter grinding down the original concrete floors , we decided the best finish would be the simplest ... just not the easiest.
     5  +3 2014 jul 23horizontal fence panelsSince we are designing a fence that will have horizontally oriented .... did a cattle panel /cedar post fence for a ranch house we own, but i'd like ...
     5  +4 2014 jul 16architecture model makingArchitectural Models | Life of an Architectarchitectural models are important in the use of studying form, space and ... apparent to you) at the very end of the model building process.
     6  ~ 2014 oct 03model building architectI took all the pictures in this post except for the last 4 (which should be exceedingly apparent to you) at the very end of the model building  ...
     6  -2 2014 sep 29outdoor butterfly chair frameButterfly Chairs | Life of an ArchitectCirca50 Outdoor vinyl weave butterfly chair cover ... covers is that since I put them on my butterfly chair frames , they have sat out in the yard and ...
     6  +4 2014 aug 30polishing concrete floors
     6  +2 2014 aug 25materials for shower wall
     6  +41 2014 aug 21architectural web designArchitonic - The Independant Resource for Architecture and Design ... The BUILD website is another one of those sites that was on last years ...
     6  +8 2014 aug 04floor sealing samplesIn addition to the added maintenance of sealing the floor , cork cannot .... That last example of cork floorings looks pretty nice, by the way.
     6  +3 2014 aug 04polished cement floors
     6  -1 2014 jul 27build a showerBuilding a proper shower starts with specifying the right sort of products. Because there are all sorts of sites out there that tell you how to build a  ...
     6  +6 2014 jul 24le corbusier quotesDesign Quotes | Life of an Architect“Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.” - Le Corbusier . “An idea is salvation by imagination.
     6  -2 2014 jul 18what is cork flooring
     6  +3 2014 jul 18sketch design architectArchitectural Sketching | Life of an ArchitectMichael designs his projects in his sketchbooks . Afterwards, he has them scanned and distributed to the project architects in our office who will ...
     7  -2 2014 oct 04becoming an architectThe Costs Associated with becoming an Architect | Life of an ArchitectA look at the costs associated with becoming a licensed architect as compared to lawyers and engineers.
     7  -2 2014 oct 03become an architect
     7  ~ 2014 oct 02architectural graphic standardsArchitectural Graphic Standards | Life of an ArchitectWhen I graduated from architecture school in 199[mumble-mumble], computers were not ... KHouse Modern Graphic Standards Starting Point.
     7  +1 2014 sep 05aia grant my architectArchitects and the AIA | Life of an ArchitectThe AIA stands for the American Institute of Architects, but why should I join the AIA ?
     7  -2 2014 sep 02benefits of attic insulationBefore you ever get insulation anywhere near the attic , though, make sure ... and cellulose, and each has its advantages and disadvantages.
     7  -4 2014 sep 02residential construction costsResidential Construction Costs | Life of an ArchitectThe “ Cost Plus Fee” residential contract has been gaining popularity in my practice for years and it is now my preferred contract to have with a contractor.
     7  +3 2014 sep 01cork board flooringThe cork I'm talking about isn't the stuff you buy to use on the typical bulletin board – that stuff is not nearly as dense and can fall apart fairly ...
     7  -2 2014 aug 30apc cork flooring reviewWe'll look at cork flooring and review how cork is used and how cork is maintained. ... Pingback: Cork Flooring Is A Modern Choice « APC Cork .
     7  +33 2014 aug 24residential architects firmshow to set architectural fees on residential projects, what do architects ... Most architectural firms who subscribe to this way of determining their ...
     7  -3 2014 aug 21finding a residential architecthow to set architectural fees on residential projects, what do ... Possibly looking for an architect on our home project, exactly what you're ...
     7  -2 2014 aug 11best design kitchenTop 10 Modern Kitchen Design Trends | Life of an ArchitectKitchen design trends change fairly rapidly but most of the items on this list have been developing and refining for years. Despite the hype ...
     7  +94 2014 aug 08function of sayings“Form ever follows function .” - Louis Sullivan. “Architects today tend to depreciate themselves, to regard themselves as no more than just ...
     7  +9 2014 aug 07top cork flooring brandsWe'll look at cork flooring and review how cork is used and how cork is maintained. ... green living is making cork a more popular choice for residential living in the United States. .... I wonder if it depends on the brand of cork?
     7  +1 2014 aug 05cost plus contractresidential construction contract - construction cost plus a contractor fee. How to choose which type of contract to use when hiring a contractor .
     7  +1 2014 aug 01concrete floor polish
     7  -3 2014 jul 29iq test for architextIQ's and jobs | Life of an ArchitectSurgeons, Lawyers and Architects / Engineers – 130 ... I have had my IQ tested twice in my life; once when I was a child in the second grade ...
     7  -1 2014 jul 28design toilet roomModern Toilet Room | Life of an ArchitectThe biggest one is when I see a custom designed , expensive, new bath room … and the sink gets placed next to the toilet . Since we are a ...
     7  +2 2014 jul 26horizontal privacy fenceSince we are designing a fence that will have horizontally oriented dress ... bucks for a standard, Spruce, dog eared, privacy stockade fence .
     7  +3 2014 jul 25home construction costsGuide to Residential Construction Costs | Life of an ArchitectResidential construction costs are not that complicated, there are ... are going through our first new home that will have to comply with these ...
     7  +1 2014 jul 25what is an architectWhat does an Architect do? | Life of an ArchitectI have good friend Enoch Sears sitting in and writing today's post. I get a lot of questions from people who want to be architects , love ...
     7  +1 2014 jul 18commercial architect fees... to set architectural fees on residential projects, what do architects charge ... Although I am new to embark on the commercial design arena on ...
     8  -3 2014 oct 02butterfly chair replacement coversA review of butterfly chair covers , or slips, from Circa50 for use on restored ... The final piece of the process was to replace the white canvas ...
     8  +2 2014 sep 14concrete polishingafter grinding down the original concrete floors, we decided the best finish would be the simplest ... just not the easiest.
     8  -1 2014 sep 07polished concrete flooring
     8  +11 2014 sep 01famous architects websites
     8  +1 2014 sep 01concreate floof polish
     8  +7 2014 aug 28common kitchenette materialKitchen design trends change fairly rapidly but most of the items on this ... on their way out with finger pulls becoming the more popular choice. ... sizes, built-in drain boards, etc. make this a fun and fluid material to work with.
     8  ~ 2014 aug 24the reality architectsPerception vs. Reality | Life of an ArchitectIt's a phrase that I think most of us have heard before - Perception versus Reality . It isn't to difficult to understand it's meaning, it purports that ...
     8  -3 2014 aug 06concrete floor resurfacing
     8  +3 2014 aug 03house demolition costsResidential Deconstruction versus Demolition | Life of an ArchitectOn average, the cost to demolish a house is about 1/2 as much as it is to deconstruction a house (i.e. $15,000 for demolition vs. $30,000 for ...
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