Why Buildings are Better than Architects: Building Better Is Harder

The title is just too simple.And I know it sounds like a joke, but building is hard.In fact, it’s a lot of work.The hardest part of building a home, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, is finding the right materials.That’s because there’s no shortage of materials in homes.So if you’re building something new and […]

LEGO Architecture: ‘I didn’t design the building, I was a part of it’

The building of the Lego Architecture set is about the idea that you can create something by combining bricks, metal, and plastic.The buildings themselves are made of bricks, but they can be built to look like any other Lego building.And the builders themselves are actually Lego pieces.I’m going to give you an example of one […]

Building a cathedral for your church

Architecture magazine’s Blueprint Architecture magazine is a must-read for any architect or architecture student. It’s the bible for the cathedral-building game.  This is the magazine where I learned how to construct a cathedral.  The first time I read the book, it was on the cover. I’d never heard of it. But then, I found it on a website and I […]