Monthly Archives: September 2011

September 23, 2011

Architectural Field Trip – Kahn In Venice

Architectural Field Trip Kahn in Venice Exhibition Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles, California “Venice is an architecture of joy. Working on my project, I was constantly thinking as if I was asking each building I love so much in Venice whether they would accept me in their company.” –Louis I. Kahn I was delighted to read more


September 21, 2011

You Should Blog

You should blog. So my last post wasn’t exactly a rant on why you shouldn’t blog.  Gotcha.  I hope you’ll forgive the sensational title and stick with me while I detail five compelling reasons you should blog! You should blog… …to supplement or correct traditional media coverage. A blog is no substitute for what amounts read more


September 20, 2011

You Shouldn’t Blog

That’s the mantra I repeated to myself for the last two years. Every time I contemplated the possibility of blogging about marketing for A/E/C, my stomach would drop and I’d get completely tongue-tied, something my husband would attest (or complain) never happens. I fretted about content, voice, length and frequency of posts, blog software and read more


September 19, 2011

Architectural Field Trip – Farnsworth House

Architectural Field Trip Farnsworth House – 1951 Plano, Illinois Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Like I often do when I travel, I tacked a pilgrimage to Farnsworth House onto a family vacation. It was the setting of a short story I wrote last summer in which the house is a set piece for a conflict read more