When you design prisons, you don’t want to stop and think about what your designs do to people, just focus on the money coming your way. But it’s well past time to reconsider that approach.
Tag Archives: Money
The Troubling Message Behind AIA’s “Pause” on ArchiPAC
A pause isn’t the same as a stop, and a stop is what’s needed when something fundamentally fails at its mission.
Toothless Prison Design Policies
Please don’t be happy about the AIA’s recent policy changes on prison design, they are full of loopholes.
Architecture Policy: Talk Versus Action
A look at how AIA’s ArchiPAC continues to contradict AIA policy in its campaign contributions.
The Upside Down Approach to Restaurant Design
The right way for a chef to design and construct their own restaurant…
Revisiting Software Costs
We’re having fun slimming down annual software expenses for a fictitious architecture firm.
Introducing the ALL CAPS “Will I Get Paid?” Index
Drinking and economic forecasting…
Fun with Design Budget Austerity
When a budget backs you into a restricted palette of building materials, will you get creative or will you crumble???
Searching the Soul of Your Software Developer
All BIM software is pretty capable these days. Look at the companies behind that software when making a decision about which BIM authoring tool to use.
Grab a drink! Let’s peruse Architecture’s PPP Data!
The federal PPP bailout program’s loan data from the first round of stimulus has been made public by the SBA and conveniently compiled into a searchable database by ProPublica here. In my nerdy opinion, this is as much (if not more) fun during these boring times when everything is shut down as a good NetflixContinue reading “Grab a drink! Let’s peruse Architecture’s PPP Data!”
2 Future 4 U: A Perspective on Technology, Production, and Business Models in Architecture
These developers slang our designs like dope
You can be next in line and signed and still be making BIMs and broke
The Mike Brady Architect Compensation Index
TV Architect Mike Brady made A LOT of money! We should all endeavor to make this kind of bank as architects. Let’s look at the numbers…