“Never talk to a client about architecture. Talk to him about his children. That is simply good politics.” _ Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
While this may not be entirely accurate, the point is well taken Mr. van der Rohe. Developing lasting relationships with our client’s is essential. As architects, we are given a tremendous level of responsibility, and a high level of trust must be established. Yes, architecture is about form, it is about function, it can be timeless. It is about steel, brick, mortar, doors and windows. However, it ultimately is about the people that live out life within the spaces. Iconic architecture has its place, but the vast majority is about day-to-day life. We believe that in creating architecture, our role is to realize our client’s vision to its fullest potential. At times function must rule, at other times creating inspirational space is the priority.
“A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable. Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love.” _ Louie Kahn
Our work is extremely diverse, including complex land planning to intimate interior space planning. Reference our Portfolio for a cross section of select projects. It has been our experience that one project type informs and enhances another. One prime current example is the transition in healthcare. Medical projects continue to integrate retail and mixed-use programming. Our experience uniquely positions us to create new models for changing needs.