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Authentic Expansion

By |December 29th, 2015|Categories: Authentic Architect, Blog, Novenas|Tags: , , , , |

In week nine of the Authentic Architect Novena, it's time to put into place the kind of supportive structures that allow us to remain in our truth and stay in a state of expansion. Thank [...]

Being Heard: Truth and Authenticity

By |December 29th, 2015|Categories: Authentic Architect, Blog, Novenas|Tags: , , , , |

Truth is something we often are afraid to express.  Week eight of the Authentic Architect Novena explores what it really takes to uncover our essential truths instead of being deceived by our stories.  Then, and [...]

The Voice for Patients: Authentic Empathy

By |July 23rd, 2015|Categories: Authentic Architect, Blog, Novenas, Wellness|Tags: , , , , |

Empathy in design is something that too often gets glossed over in projects.  Thinking about who is using our spaces and their needs elevates design beyond aesthetics, making it resonant, making it architecture. In week [...]

Promoting the Profession: Authentic Advocacy

By |July 14th, 2015|Categories: Authentic Architect, Blog, Novenas|Tags: , , , , |

For week six of the Authentic Architect novena, the focus is on advocacy of who we are and what we do as architects. I interviewed  Stephen Chung, an architect committed to raising awareness about architecture [...]

Taking a Stand for Equity: Authentic Action

By |July 8th, 2015|Categories: Authentic Architect, Blog, Novenas|Tags: , , , , , , |

For week five of the Authentic Architect Novena, guest blogger Rosa Sheng shares her story of how you can think you are doing everything right and still feel like you are coming up short career-wise. [...]

Creative Courage: a journey to authenticity

By |June 23rd, 2015|Categories: Authentic Architect, Blog, Novenas|Tags: , , , , , |

Creative courage is the theme of week three of the Authentic Architect Novena.  Our careers almost never follow the path we originally planned. Guest blogger Luis Peris explores the sometimes twisting path of both career [...]

Nontraditional Architects: catalytic authenticity

By |June 17th, 2015|Categories: Authentic Architect, Blog, Novenas|Tags: , , , |

Nontraditional roles may allow us to more meaningfully contribute as architects, expanding the ways that we can lead the design process in a way that may transform traditional practice as well. In week two of [...]

Get Real: Your Authentic Architect Guide

By |June 8th, 2015|Categories: Authentic Architect|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Week one of the Authentic Architect Novena explores the concept of authenticity. Identify and reclaim your true self, instead of being just another avatar or persona in someone else’s universe. Being authentic is all about [...]