Archive for September, 2012

Last week in a Richmond newspaper, Style Weekly, an article was written about developers building apartments with no windows. I was shocked as I was reading that this is now becoming practice in the city. When the number of units in a building that is needed to make the pro forma pencil is more than […]


Last week in a Richmond newspaper, Style Weekly, an article was written about developers building apartments with no windows. I was shocked as I was reading that this is now becoming practice in the city. When the number of units in a building that is needed to make the pro forma pencil is more than […]


Earlier this month, I had the honor of attending the Design Futures Sustainability Leadership Summit. A gathering of industry leaders with presentations and discussions on the future of the sustainability movement for architects and construction industry. The presentations ranged from very technical to very personal. It’s always hard to come back from a conference and […]


Earlier this month, I had the honor of attending the Design Futures Sustainability Leadership Summit. A gathering of industry leaders with presentations and discussions on the future of the sustainability movement for architects and construction industry. The presentations ranged from very technical to very personal. It’s always hard to come back from a conference and […]


I am at the Design Futures Sustainability Leadership Summit in Portland, Oregon this week. I was chosen as one of five emerging professionals to receive a scholarship to attend. I look forward to the interesting speakers and lively conversation.


minimum wages

05Sep12

You can’t fault business people for making a profit. However if you are a billionaire, how do you get the nerve to tell workers they should work for $2 a day. Apparently in Australia, mining tycoons think their countrymen should be like African workers who are willing to work for $2 a day. Instead of […]