Archive for the ‘Personal development’ Category

Martin CervantezVortex Void Wednesday, I felt like I was in a never ending spiral of everything going wrong. I was living in the Vortex. Wednesdays are a tough day for me. I go from one office to another in a non stop whirlwind. This Wednesday, I started the day on a good note. I am […]


It’s January; that means that a lot of students who received college acceptance letters are now working on financial aid applications. Several news outlets are covering the topic of low and moderate-income students’ experience getting in to and succeeding in college. I recieved a full scholarship for my undergraduate education. Without that scholarship, I would […]


It’s January; that means that a lot of students who received college acceptance letters are now working on financial aid applications. Several news outlets are covering the topic of low and moderate-income students’ experience getting in to and succeeding in college. I recieved a full scholarship for my undergraduate education. Without that scholarship, I would […]


It’s January; that means that a lot of students who received college acceptance letters are now working on financial aid applications. Several news outlets are covering the topic of low and moderate-income students’ experience getting in to and succeeding in college. I recieved a full scholarship for my undergraduate education. Without that scholarship, I would […]


I went to the NOMA conference last month in Detroit. It was my first time in the city. Unfortunately home life made me shorten my trip so I was only there for about 36 hours. I had two goals: deliver the NOMA magazine on time to conference attendees and deliver my presentations well. I ambitiously […]


There were many good thoughts and ideas that grabbed my attention at the Design Futures Leadership Summit on Sustainability held in Portland in September. Here a few of the most memorable. Take aways: 5 thoughts 1. Because there is no bold national advocacy on climate change the Overton Window is being shifted. -Alex Steffen, WorldChanging […]


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 […]


On our way home from NYC 9/2010 2011 is three quarters done and I have stuck to my pledge this year not to attend any conferences. In the past five years I have attended at least one architecture conference per year and several of the years I attended two. I love the networking and professional […]


On our way home from NYC 9/2010 2011 is three quarters done and I have stuck to my pledge this year not to attend any conferences. In the past five years I have attended at least one architecture conference per year and several of the years I attended two. I love the networking and professional […]