The New Competition

I recently finished reading a book called Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek, which I will be doing book review about later. However, one part of the book stuck with me in particular, and I wanted to share it. In the Chapter entitled “The New Competition” there... Continue Reading →

Monday Motivation

Happy March! It's supposed to be spring back home, but it appears winter has decided to stay. Here in Perth we are going into Autumn - but still feels like summer! My brother sent me an interesting article today regarding the "Tyranny of Convenience" and I thought it was quite profound. With my lifestyle change... Continue Reading →

Monday Motivation

This week is our first "real" week after having spent the last month painting our new place, exploring and getting familiar with our surroundings, and preparing for my husband to start school. Today was his first day! I will be posting more about our move later, but to start the week off right here are... Continue Reading →

I love the continued trend of adding ‘green’ into Architecture – green walls, green roofs, green houses – but so far we have been pretty superficial with it. What if those plants could actually feed us instead of just looking pretty? (okay I know I know they do improve air quality and mood but still)... Continue Reading →

Project Visioning – Banff

  As Architects we gain inspiration from the world around us. Crafted images have become wonderful sources for our visioning process, and the internet & social media have really opened up the variety of  inspiration images available. I particularly draw from both example projects, built or not, but also from 'lifestyle' or 'scenic' images that... Continue Reading →

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