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Aug 19

Why Architects?

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Sam Schaust

“If we built every building the same, then we wouldn’t need architects.” Believe it or not, I have had that expression said to me more than once in my eight years of going to school for and practicing architecture. Each time it is phrased a little differently, but ultimately the…

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Jul 07

Building with the Times

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Tony Vie

I’ve been practicing architecture since 2001 and cannot remember a more volatile time in the construction industry.  Due to a handful of unusual circumstances, material shortages have turned the construction industry on its head.  Production lags resulting from a COVID-19 hangover, major retailers ordering all the steel joist they can…

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Jul 21

Elevatus Architecture Celebrates Five Years Since Rebrand

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Elevatus Architecture

Elevatus Architecture has marked their 5th anniversary since the rebrand of SchenkelShultz Architecture – Fort Wayne. As a strong business in the Midwest, their work portfolio covers significant public and private projects that help design greater communities. Their business model is about putting people first, resulting in hiring technical talent…

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Apr 28

Garnering a Relationship Before Designing Anything

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Cory Dietz

My team requires me to provide them with some initial information on our clients before we first put pen to paper, or these days, click the mouse. If not, then there is no primary metric for us to interpret a client’s desires, wishes, and more importantly, needs. Sometimes we get…