Studio Points

If you have ever gone someplace and caught yourself realizing that you have slowed down just to be there, that is what Architecture does. It causes you to pause and be present.

We call on intuition as easily as we call on the decades of research: design always seeks the path of intelligence.

The most intriguing design excavations are those that reveal something subtle and universal. This often shows up in the fast and messy folded, taped, and hot glued models made from bits and pieces retrieved from shelves and drawers and even the recycle bin.

"Our sense of beauty is a survival instinct telling us that a place can sustain us…" Julene Bair, The Ogalla Road

"(Design) is never twice the same, because it always takes its shape from the particular place in which it occurs." Christopher Alexander, The Timeless Way of Building

The dream begins in the same place where the dream comes true.

I am interested in places that inspire and delight and awaken because people in those states are better able to co-create wellbeing, beauty, and sustainability in the world.

"I cannot cause light; the most I can do is to try to put myself in the path of its beam." Annie Dillard, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

Remarkable places don't happen by accident.

We have done our homework and based on your dream, your desires, and your will, we listen and sketch and together develop your project.