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Differences: 2015 AIA National Convention

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

This past week I was in Atlanta, GA for the 2015 AIA National Convention.  I make it a point to attend this event every year. It is a great part of my professional experience and I gain great benefit from it. This year I was fortunate to present a seminar entitled “Mobile Technologies for Architecture […]


AIA 2014: City of Architecture

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

As I leave the great city of Chicago after the AIA 2014 National Convention, I am once again reminded that the strength of our national organization lies in it’s people. I am not referring to the national staff although all of them which I deal with regularly are exceptional. My statement refers to the AIA […]


It’s Good to spend time in the Big Boat

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

As I sit here on the plane back home from another AIA National Convention in Denver, I cannot help but feel enthused about my profession and the people within it.   Unfortunately, I did not get to spend as much time attending sessions and seminars as I had hoped, yet the level of inspiration I […]


Convention Exhibitor

Monday, November 5th, 2012

For the past several years my firms has been attending the TASA/TASB annual fall conference. This is a conference that is held for the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) and the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB). This is our main trade show each year. We have a booth and use this as a […]


2012 Texas Architects Convention

Friday, October 26th, 2012

This past weekend I attended the Texas Architects annual convention in Austin. I also had the privilege of being a speaker in two sessions.  It was an enjoyable convention with several new ideas that I hope continue into future conventions. So in true procrastination style, I admittedly stayed up very late on Wednesday night completing […]


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