architectural detail

And a Column Shalt be Under Thine Beam

by Matt Svoboda, AIA April 19, 2019
Thumbnail image for And a Column Shalt be Under Thine Beam

One of the most frequently made mistakes in traditional design is the misalignment of a column with regards to the beam or entablature it is supporting.  The face of the beam (on both the inside and the outside) should align with the slenderest part of […]

Read the full article →

EVstudio is Builder Friendly – An Example

by Kacy Landsittel June 18, 2018

An architect must be able to think creatively and a truly successful one considers how things are put together in the field. This requires understanding what makes things easier and more efficient for the tradesmen who build the various portions of a structure. When such […]

Read the full article →

Patella Residence, Exploring a ‘Roughed-In’ Structure

by Kacy Landsittel October 8, 2009

I recently visited the Patella Residence to see how construction was coming along. The framed structure is complete and currently a variety of trades and installers are involved in furthering its completion by ‘roughing-in’ various components. The fact that these components are ‘roughed-in’ means that […]

Read the full article →