Dan’s Journey : Ideas and Ambition

I stepped out on my own with nothing more than a degree in design, 5 years of practical experience, and a lot of ideas and ambition! Through long hours and hard work and perseverance, the firm was producing well designed projects …

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Lighting – My Perspective as an Architect

Lighting fascinates me!  I’d like to take a moment to share my perspective as an architect. I hope you enjoy it! Think of your night out on the town. Perhaps you make a reservation at a certain restaurant for dinner. …

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Columbia Craft Brewery – Revitalizing Vacant Sites

People love microbreweries in this college town and as an architect I enjoy revitalizing vacant sites like the Columbia Craft Brewery Company located in downtown Columbia SC.  Here are a few of the many lessons architects are often reminded of, …

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Sustainability in its Purest Form

Sustainability in its purest form – concrete, brick, wood and stone. Basic, natural, local materials, used properly, to take advantage of their inherent structural qualities as well as their natural beauty. The simplicity, availability and durability of these materials, lend …

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