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23 05, 2018

Project Architects Influence Through Design!

By |2018-05-23T15:35:28-07:00May 23, 2018|Job Of The Week|

  What drives a Project Architect?   Some would say sustainability. Some find passion around pushing the design envelop forward.  Others find joy in bringing old designs new life.  But what is at the core of all of this?  What is the true passion of the Project Architect? It is the [...]

3 05, 2018

You Are Doing Thank You Notes Wrong!

By |2018-05-03T16:36:57-07:00May 3, 2018|Branding, Business, Employer Branding, Employment, Firm Managment, Interviewing, Leadership|

A recent article penned for Inc by Suzanne Lucas made the bold statement: “Dear Hiring Manager, Perhaps You Should Write the Thank You Note.” She continues: “The traditional thank you note is from candidate to hiring manager, and that is wrong.” It is an interesting shift…that happened years ago. Any [...]

18 04, 2018

Job of the Week: Science and Technology Studio Lead

By |2018-04-18T15:50:15-07:00April 18, 2018|Job Of The Week|

The question has power, the solution has impact. This is the way forward for DBI’s new client based in San Diego. Our client is hiring a Science and Technology Studio Lead. This candidate will be responsible for leading the Studio in all applicable aspects of the Firm’s Strategic Plan. The job [...]

16 04, 2018

5 Instagram Post We Are Obsessed With Right Now!

By |2018-04-16T20:17:42-07:00April 16, 2018|Architecture, Fun Stuff, Social Media|

The best part of our job is seeing the amazing work our industry creates.  One of the best ways to do that is Instagram.  Here are five Architecture Instagram pages we are obsessed with right now. Architecture_minimal (https://www.instagram.com/architecture_minimal/) Why we love it!  Living the mantra that less is more.  We [...]

9 04, 2018

5 Tips to Adjusting to Your New Design Job

By |2018-04-09T21:42:31-07:00April 9, 2018|Employment|

As designers when you start a new job the real work starts day one.  Schedules are always tight.  Budgets are always razor thin and there is always something to do.   As owner of DBI, as well as my time at Callison and working to hire architects at Starbucks, I know [...]

26 03, 2018

Is Leadership in Your Control?

By |2018-03-26T17:24:00-07:00March 26, 2018|Effective Design Teams, Firm Managment, Leadership|

Countless books and articles exist discussing the qualities of leaders and what make a good leader that build effective teams and how they differ from those who are not as successful.  In this article we will discuss how success as a leader is defined in the thousands of daily interactions [...]

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