Registered Vs. Licensed Architects: A New Law Changes Terminology

When a law changes, it’s not uncommon for there to be questions. After all, we all want to obey the law, right? Well, an upcoming change in the architectural world, which will go into effect November 1, is raising some eyebrows and causing a lot of concern…more than normal. And, I get it. But, let me be the first to reassure you, it’s not as worrisome as it sounds. You see, the Iowa Architectural Examining Board recently updated its rules due to a new law, which changes terminology from … [Read more...]

Let’s Form a Habit!

Truth or myth? It takes 21 days to form a new habit! MYTH! But really, who wouldn’t like the idea of changing their life in just 3 weeks?! The truth is that it takes anywhere from 18 to 254 days (or 2-8 months). But guess what? That means there’s still time in 2017 to create a new habit! And when it comes to architects, engineers, and projects, it’s important to remember that “changing” is a process not an event! So what can you do in the year ahead to create a beneficial habit for your business … [Read more...]

Let’s Form a Habit!

Truth or myth? It takes 21 days to form a new habit! MYTH! But really, who wouldn’t like the idea of changing their life in just 3 weeks?! The truth is that it takes anywhere from 18 to 254 days (or 2-8 months). But guess what? That means there’s still time in 2017 to create a new habit! And when it comes to architects, engineers, and projects, it’s important to remember that “changing” is a process not an event! So what can you do in the year ahead to create a beneficial habit for your business … [Read more...]

Building a LEGO House

I’m going to warn you upfront…what I’m about to say might get stuck in your head. Ever heard of the song “Lego House”? It’s by the popular English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran. If you’ve heard it, you know some of the lyrics to the song go like this: “I’m gonna pick up the pieces and build a Lego house. If things go wrong, we can knock it down.” Being 100 percent honest with you…in the design industry, this isn’t music to our ears! The Holmes Murphy & Associates Architects and … [Read more...]