Generosity creates goodwill and lifts everyone up. Thoughts on why Architects should prioritise generosity.
It was a puzzling proclamation, I heard from an architect. I was curious what they meant and the broader implications for the profession.
A questolution is part resolution and all question. Here’s ten aspirational questions for the profession to ponder over the year.
We all tell ourselves stories that hold us back. Here are some that hold back the profession.
Low fees are not the problem for architects, they’re the symptom. So what might the problem be?
Architects are more than designers and it’s essential for architects to embrace this. Here’s why…
Architect’s voices are often too quiet to be heard despite having a lot to offer conversations on the common good. How might they rethink what that means and what they can do about it?
If we’re to believe architects, the practice of architecture has a marketing problem. Their contention is that they’re not being heard, valued or acknowledged to the degree they might expect.
Thought experiment: What if architects considered Business Development for the profession instead for their own businesses?
(Tip: look out for the twist at the end)
The work an architect does evolves over time. This work often defies expectation. It also involves new skills that must often be learnt.