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Service to others is the core reason to be an Architect

“Architecture has to be greater than just architecture. It has to address social values, as well as technical and aesthetic values. On top of that, the one true gift that an architect has is his or her imagination. We take something ordinary and elevate it t...
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Citizen Architect – Green Building Tours

Citizen Architect – Green Building Tours I get involved in a lot of different ways of promoting green building. Last month I had the pleasure of meeting with an environmental ethics course at JMU. I have a variety of building projects that are pushing for the most...

Citizen Architect – Giving back to the community.

As I sit here planning my day I am making a mental checklist to be sure I am not overlooking anything. You see, I have a hard time saying “no”and tend to get involved in many activities, organizations, and events…. I believe that every Citizen has a duty to...