In the Spring of 2007, an article in Architect magazine reported that of the 91,000 licensed architects in the United States, only 196 of these licensed architects are African-American women. Really?! Only 196?? Personally, I know of 7 licensed African-American architects actively practicing in the southeast.
Although we are at the close of 2012, I am hoping that despite the economy of the past few years this number has somehow increased.
If only by a little bit.
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Comprehensive design at its best can be quite a sensual experience – calling attention to sight, sound and touch. I believe the best designers are generalists and agile in their approach to design. At the same time, they are connoisseurs of things that are of particular interest to them. seamless is a blog intended to document my investigation towards the type of practice I want to build: a practice where the lines of architecture and interior design are blurred or, shall I say it? seamless..