Coming Home to Architecture

The following is a part of the #ArchiTalks series wherein a topic is suggested and a group of architect bloggers each gives their take on the subject.

The topic this month is "Homecoming"


What do you come home to?


Is it shelter? A house? A home? Where we reside can be all these things. And most are. 


But consider what would it be like to come home to architecture. To be inspired as you walk through your door. To know that your home has been painstakingly worked out to meet your needs in a way specific to how you live your life. To know that your home is designed and detailed to be sustainable and energy efficient. To know that your home not only serves your unique needs and lifestyle. But that it contributes to a larger cultural conversation. A conversation about our place in time and our responsibilities to the environment.


Architecture is about much more than what home looks like. It is about how it functions. How it feels. How it is used. And how it contributes.


Here are links to the other #ArchiTalks bloggers take on the topic of Homecoming:


Lee Calisti, AIA - Think Architect (@LeeCalisti)
looking back i wonder

Lora Teagarden - L² Design, LLC (@L2DesignLLC)
Coming home as an architect

Eric T. Faulkner - Rock Talk (@wishingrockhome)
9-11 -- A Look Back

Michele Grace Hottel - Michele Grace Hottel, Architect (@mghottel)

Michael Riscica AIA - Young Architect (@YoungArchitxPDX)
Homecoming & Looking Back

Brian Paletz - The Emerging Architect (@bpaletz)
Homecoming Memories

Emily Grandstaff-Rice - Emily Grandstaff-Rice FAIA (@egrfaia)
Letter to a Younger Me

Kyu Young Kim - J&K Atelier (@sokokyu)
Homecoming, in 3 Parts

Nisha Kandiah - ArchiDragon (@ArchiDragon)
Just give me a reason : Homecoming

Jim Mehaffey - Yeoman Architect (@jamesmehaffey)
Is It a Homecoming If You Never Left?

Mark Stephens - Mark Stephens Architects (@architectmark)

Gabriela Baierle-Atwood - Gabriela Baierle-Atwood (@gabrielabaierle)
My Ode to Fargo

Jane Vorbrodt - Kuno Architecture (@janevorbrodt)
Looking Back Through the Pages


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