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Texas Society of Architects 2011 Convention Offers Volunteer Opportunities 2

This year get ready for a activity packed weekend of stimulating educational experiences, interesting local tours, and lots fun socializing with others in the architectural community from across the state of Texas and beyond.  For those that want to become active in the local community this is a perfect time […]

Volunteer for the Texas Society of Architects 2011 Convention in Dallas

Architect’s Bookshelf | Cradle to Cradle 6

We live in a cradle to grave society. By cradle to grave the authors of Cradle to Cradle (William McDonough & Michael Braungart) mean that very little of our society is organized around truly sustainable practices. We take material from their natural state and (at best) reuse and re-purpose them […]


What is LEED? 4

LEED is a program created by the U.S. Green Building Council which is intended to provide a framework to judge the level of sustainability of building design and operation.  The rating system is based on five categories which include Sustainable Sites (SS), Water Efficiency (WE), Energy and Atmosphere (EA), Materials […]


How to become an Architect? 6

How to become an Architect? To become a registered Architect in the United States of America there is a three step process: Education, Internship and Examination.  Education The first step is to get an education at an accredited school of Architecture.  The last time I checked there were only 122 […]