In 2019, Richaven Architecture & Preservation updated the Tacoma Municipal Building’s facade condition assessment using drone technology. Richaven demonstrated that there appears to be an increase in the number of points of deterioration on the building. Richaven also found that the severity of the observed issues appears to have increased across the board and that… Continue reading Tacoma Municipal Building – Condition Assessment
Sustaining Our 21st Century Community Through Preservation
An article by David Shribman in the Winter 2013 Notre Dame Magazine discusses the challenges to our community in the 21st century. He postulates that “[t]he principal challenge facing the United States in the second decade of the 21st century is to adjudicate between the two social goods of conviction and compromise….” If this is… Continue reading Sustaining Our 21st Century Community Through Preservation
To whom are we conveying the significance of an historic structure?
When you evaluate the integrity of a building, and think about whether it’s in good enough shape to convey its significance, to whom do you imagine it conveying that significance? Or, of course, failing to convey it? Having served on Landmarks Commissions and other preservation related groups for nearly 10 years now, I find that… Continue reading To whom are we conveying the significance of an historic structure?
The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – Greg McKeown – Harvard Business Review
The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – Greg McKeown – Harvard Business Review. An awesome article about focusing on the essentials in order to be clear about your success.