Category Archive: architect's pet peeves
It is probably unfair to throw all of these in a single despicable category, but the abuses in the last 40 years are so egregious that only a complete moratorium on all mansard roofs will suffice to still the repulsion of most architects. A mansard roof is unusually a full story of a building masquerading […]
another in a series of architectural pet peeves of mine, this one on painfully outdated electrical products and procedures in wiring a house
on the distinction between cement and concrete
another in a series of architect’s pet peeves – in this case, fake masonry, the artificial stone and brick stuff masquerading as real construction
another in a series of architect’s pet peeves – in this post, turrets on suburban American houses.