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So you’re graduating from architecture school…

Many young people do not have a meaning and purpose to their life. They’re looking to say, does my life matter? Do I have a unique contribution to make… when you recognize that you have a real mission, an indispensable contribution to make, then you embrace life, you celebrate life in a completely different way. – Anna Halpine, The Human Experience I was right in the middle of my thesis while obtaining my Master of Architecture degree, at the interstice of theoretical research, experimentation, and real (” “) design. It was wintertime last year that I dedicated a good Saturday afternoon to post-graduate endeavors. A few things I knew were certain: I was about to have substantial debt to deal with. CLICK for more

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India built

I have recently made a trip to India to work with EMI, a non-profit engineering and design organization.  I assisted with the conceptual design of Blue Haven Children’s Home & School, a program and continued vision of TellAsia.  (The design can be seen on the Open Architecture Network here.) It was a great experience for one’s first time in India, to get involved so directly with a non-profit for whom you believe in their cause.  The design is for outside of Lucknow, in Northern India, then we continued design work in New Delhi, at EMI’s main office, for the remainder of my internship.  My first-hand account can be found on my other blog, Meghazine. A friend of mine, upon planning CLICK for more