A couple of months ago, we posted a blog on “Why We Draw”, outlining why CRSA thinks hand drawing is still a relevant part of the architectural profession. This month, we revisit that theme, not so much to argue a point but to celebrate the practice. In our professional and daily work, CRSA employees draw. Below is a small collection of the magic that happens when hand and paper meet. Continue reading
The Home Depot recently announced a pilot program to begin selling consumer-grade 3-D printers. Not far behind, Walmarts in the UK have begun providing actual 3-D printing services right in the store. All of which begs the question, why do architects still build models? Continue reading
This summer, New York’s Drawing Center held an exhibition for recently deceased Architectural Theorist Lebbeus Woods. Continue reading
By Fran Pruyn, CRSA Marketing Director
I have been included on a couple of project teams lately. Wow, what a rush!
I don’t know what surprised me most, the “sky’s the limit” feeling at the beginning of a project, or that the team was so willing to listen to my wacky ideas.
Not burdened by anything like architectural knowledge, economic reality, or zoning laws, I only have my imagination and a world of possibilities to rely upon when asked: “what should go here?” or “what does this want to be?” Maybe that is okay. Continue reading