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Native Culture Reflected Through Architectural Design

Native Culture Reflected Through Architectural Design

By: Juilet Pino, Intern Architect   Design starts with understanding the tribe, its people, and their culture.    Before the destruction that came with European settlement and colonization, the land, climatic region, local materials, and cultural factors influenced Indigenous architecture. Their cultural heritage and respect for the land and environment informed their architectural design. Most..
5 Pieces of Fatherly Advice

5 Pieces of Fatherly Advice

Want to hear a joke about paper? Nevermind, it’s tearable. Joke submitted by Danny S.   Father’s Day is marked for us to remember the man, the myth, and the legends that have helped raise us. They teach us how to be strong, have courage, and to make time for humor along the way. So..
Thanks, Mom

Thanks, Mom

Moms are truly amazing. From the day we’re born they give us unwavering and unconditional love. They give everything they have and take nothing for themselves. They work to guide us, protect us, and teach us how to be better in all that we do with grace and compassion. To celebrate all the amazing moms..
Star Power

Star Power

April 19, 2018 Studio Southwest’s Intern Architect III and Project Manager, Donna Marion, Associate AIA, LEED AP BD+C was recognized in a science paper recently published in Nature Communications. She was one of several research engineers at the University of Michigan who contributed to the project. Prior to her career in architecture, Donna was on..