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Rethinking Writing #2: Six Typos You Might be Making

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We spend a lot of time writing—conveying ideas. Writing is critical to communicating, but it is not the same as thinking. It takes some processing. (Check out our last article, Rethinking Writing  #1, for a discussion of this concept.) And while we are certainly not all called to be language master’s, there is a certain level of competence expected in professional communication. Don’t be left on the embarrassing side of these common mistakes: Continue reading

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Rethinking Writing #1: Write Like You are Writing

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According to The Atlantic, you write close to a novel’s worth of emails every year[1]. And that’s just email. With that much time and effort spent on one form of communication, it begs certain questions. “What do you write?”  “What is your style?” Even: “Why do you write?” But one question that is less often asked is: “How do you write?”  Yes, how. How do you actually go about getting what’s in your head onto paper (or screen)? It may not be as simple as you think (pun intended). Continue reading

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Here We Go…

Buildings have stories. People who design buildings have stories. Over the last 40 years we have collected many of these stories and we present them as an inside look at the way our communities and cities are made.

This blog is, of course, rooted in architecture, but it touches on much more. Our hope is that you’ll find out a lot about the world of design, and a little about CRSA’s place in that world.

We’d love to hear from you. Feel free to leave a comment on anything that catches your interest.

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