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Why We Still Build Models

Why We Still Build Models

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It is the very process of actually making something with one’s hands that we believe leaves room for inspiration. Model making allows for “happy mistakes,” breakthroughs that originate in the non-verbal part of the mind. That just doesn’t happen when using a computer.

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Process: The Green Street House

Process: The Green Street House

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Austin’s Green Street Cottage, which Mark English Architects had the privilege of remodeling, was designed in the style of the First Bay Region Tradition.

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Process: The Ridgecrest House

Process: The Ridgecrest House

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The process of design and construction, which results in a custom home, is unknown to many. Every beautiful home is the result of innumerable hours of communication through sketches, models, renderings and conversation. This post records some of the highlights of that process for the Ridgecrest home.

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Other Voices: The Why, What and How of Social Media by Amanda Walter

Other Voices: The Why, What and How of Social Media by Amanda Walter

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Communications strategist Amanda Walter, who spoke at the AIACC’s Now Next Future Conference in October, discusses the power of using social media to build your professional reputation.

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Process: Standing room for two.

Process: Standing room for two.

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Our clients for our recent Green Street project were seeking a custom-built, large, efficient workstation comprised of two connected but separable desks suitable for sitting or standing work.

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Now Next Future Conference 2014

Now Next Future Conference 2014

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Join your fellow architects for the NOW NEXT FUTURE conference presented by AIACC this October in Santa Monica.

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