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The Upcycle

April 6, 2015


I just finished reading The Upcycle by Bill McDonough and Michael Braungart. Similar to how I felt after reading their previous book Cradle to Cradle, I was woefully ashamed of how terrible a job I’ve been doing at the principles they discuss in their books and inspired to work towards creating a more positive world. […]

Educating Architects

November 3, 2014


I don’t pretend to be an expert on education or licensing, but I am someone who has recently gone through the whole process. While I did find it adequate for my professional life as an architect, it was frustrating, confusing and challenging at many points and can most definitely be improved upon. I’d like to […]

I Used to Be Creative

October 30, 2014


Reading Evan Troxel’s recent post on creativity got me thinking about creativity in my own life. It helped me realize why I remember my college days as full of free-flowing creativity and possibility. It’s because I was living in an ideal environment for the cultivation of new ideas. After I graduated, the shift to the working […]

My Favorite Architecture Books

May 8, 2014


I’m a huge archi-nerd when it comes to reading books about architecture, so I’ve looked at a fair amount of architecture book lists. In reading such lists though, I’ve noticed some glaring omissions. Instead of doing a top blah blah architecture blah blah list, this is simply a list of my favorite architecture books in […]

The Importance of Experts

May 7, 2014


Image Source: Scott Reinhard As I age, I realize more and more how little I know and how futile it is for me to attempt certain things. Our time on earth is finite. It is impossible to become an expert in more than a few things during a lifetime. It’s even difficult to just be good at […]

Book Review – Studio Mumbai

August 27, 2013


Image Source: I was recently offered the chance to review one of Moleskine’s new books in their Inspiration and the Process of Architecture book series. I have yet to do a book review for my blog and I was interested in the books so I jumped at the chance. I chose to review their […]

How to Get the Most Out of Your Internship

June 9, 2013


Welcome to the Real World I’m still a greenhorn in the field of architecture, but in my budding career, I’ve learned a lot. Having recently finished the last hurdle and become a full-fledged architect, I thought I’d take some time to give a few tips about the ride so far. Welcome to the world of […]