Adnan Omeragic Named Associate

Adnan Omeragic has been named Associate at Fox Architects. Since joining Fox in 2014, Adnan’s management skills in business development and operations, and his active…

Exceptional Teachers

Way back in the dark ages I attended Washington University as an undergrad (later as a grad student).  One of the things that impressed me…

Visit to the Chicago Biennial

I recently made a visit to the Chicago Cultural Center to take in the Chicago Architecture Biennial.  The exhibit in the Cultural Center is only…

Pens and Pencils

Summer sketching this year pushes into fall.  We’ve spent a lot of time in Benton Park this year.  The bridge and pond are a central…

Scientific Studies

As the work day continues to expand, the amount of time a person spends in an interior space can start to affect that person on…

Tenure

All of us here at the office took time last Friday afternoon to celebrate  with ice cream/cake, candles/fire-extinguisher  the 40th birthday of long-time staff member…

Alberti Lecture, Wash U

Recently Elise Novak and I gave a Saturday afternoon lecture to the Alberti students at Washington University.  This is probably about the 6th year in…

Summer Sketching Continues

This has been a great summer for Friday morning sketching.  We’ve only been rained out once, and the weather has been mostly perfect.  I am…

Used to be Something Else

Chris Montroy and I were fortunate this year to give a presentation to the Alberti Program at Washington University. This is something we’ve been doing…

View from the Office Window

Amazing – right now there are two men hanging off the arch, taking samples of the staining.  The most prominent area of staining is on…

Maryville Students tour RGA

Recently Bob Dunn gave a tour of the soon to be completed RGA World Headquarters to Professor Jessica Senne’s Interior Design Students, Maryville University.  Elizabeth…

The value of commissioning

Have you ever heard an engineer or a contractor use the term “commissioning” and wondered what they were talking about?  Like any profession, those in…

Lunch with Leslie Laskey

Frank Rosario and I had the pleasure of lunch with Leslie Laskey today.   We both left saying “That was the best discussion I’ve had…

Wyly Theater Visit

I recently had the good fortune to attend a behind the scenes tour of the Wyly Theatre in Dallas, given by the Artistic Director.  Designed…

SLU-Stainability Expo

Yesterday, Brett, Jacob and I had the privilege of presenting our work at the SLUstainability Expo, held in the Center for Global Citizenship. It featured…

New Harmony then and now

The year was 1983, spring break.  Three of us (Marc, David and me) from Wash U School of Architecture decided to get out of town…

Summer Sketching begins again

This morning was our first 2013 summer sketching session.  We met at the Gelateria Tavolini   at 14th and Washington Avenue.   The proprietor was gracious…

Happy Birthday Mike Fox

Today is Mike’s 65th birthday!  After a rousing version of “Happy Birthday to You” we all celebrated with a stack of Krispy Kreme doughnuts and…

Wine and Wheels at the MOT

I had the pleasure of visiting an old project this past weekend, at the “Wine and Wheels” event at the Museum of Transportation.  It was…

Mapping things out

Sometimes it seems like the world is one big mash up of architecture, design and popular culture.  Recently I was listening to an interview with…

Summer Sketching here again

Following up on last year’s  theme of sketching at local coffee houses, we kicked off the 2012 season with coffee and breakfast at Blondie’s, 1301 Washington…

Alberti Program at Wash U

For the past couple of years, Ian Waldschmidt and I have spent a Saturday afternoon presenting one of our projects to the Alberti Students at…

New website up and running

Pictured above: Brent, Jason, Cullen and Amanda Fox recently launched a new website.  The new site gives us greater flexibility to add and change projects, and…

Entropy

For me, reading-for-pleasure is usually found within non-fiction Philosophy-Mathematics-Physics.  (Surveys, i mean, not source material. Wittgenstein may or may not have threatened Popper with a…

Coffee Shop Sketch Fridays

We started our summer sketch series this year in Lafayette Square.  After hitting the neighborhood coffee shop several times, Jessica came upon the brilliant idea…

Continuing Ed K.C. trip

I hopped the MegaBus at the end of October for a one-day trip to Kansas City to attend an Adobe PhotoShop seminar on the CS4…