I would not be surprised to learn that you might be reading this post just because of the title. Just to get it out of the way - right up front - this is not the 7-minutes in heaven that you heard about when you were between the ages of 13 and 16, although I will confess that this is where I got the idea for the title.
If you ever thought about being an architect but thought you couldn’t handle the math, you aren’t alone. At parties across the land, as soon as someone finds out there is an architect in the crowd, there is a story being told about how they wanted to be an architect but since they couldn’t draw or weren’t very good at math, they decided to do something else.
"Stairapalooza" might not be the best word for it but guardrailapalooza definitely isn't any better ... Handrailapalooza? Nope, that's not it either, but that's really what today's post is all about ... the steel guardrails and wood handrails at the monumental stair at my Oak Grove project
Architectural models are clearly within the architect's domain but are you within the "physical models are better" or "digital models are better" camp? Physical models have a bigger impact on the space when people can interact with them, but digital models are a more powerful tool for the act of creating architecture.