Monthly Archives: November 2014

A Time for Heartfelt Thanks

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday, with not much effort required for gifts or decorating, and extra time to enjoy togetherness with family and friends.  It also gives us time to reflect upon and express gratitude for many things that we … Continue reading

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Frank Gehry flips the bird and insults his profession

Our design team got a laugh out of the news story from a press conference in northern Spain when famous architect Frank Gehry flipped off a journalist and had harsh words about the rest of the architectural profession. The underlying message, however, is not so funny. Continue reading

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Structural Engineers’ Dilemma: How to deal with bad advice from a City or County Planner?

By Lorianna Kastrop, Vice President, The Kastrop Group, Inc., Architects Lately we have heard that some jurisdictions (cities or counties) have been telling homeowners that they must have a structural engineer provide details for their remodel project, but that an … Continue reading

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