Small Project Practitioners

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  • I have noticed in many residential applications that the tiny air space gets clogged with mortar. The air space should be more than 1" and mortar net or similar product used, or the weeps would just get clogged and be irrelevant. Getting a residential ...

  • Thomas Bank II that is correct I am not speaking of an adhered veneer. I am referring to a brick veneer as per the following description: http://www.gobrick.com/Portals/25/docs/Technical%20Notes/tn28.pdf Gobrick ...

  • Brick veneer is a completely different animal than a brick masonry cavity wall. There really isn't anything to weep from in a brick veneer. [Edit] Ok, it took me awhile to find the applicable CABO diagram (page 46 here ). I see that they're (and ...

  • I use a Canon iX6820 and I have had 25 sheets in one printing. ------------------------------ Jack Hillbrand Architect Santa Monica, CA ------------------------------

  • ​In all the posts I don't see that anyone has mentioned the Konica Minolta Bizhub. we have the older C253 model. We actually bought this about 5 years ago used. It has worked great for both our basic office copying and scanning but also for 11x17 and ...

Community Blogs

  • I wanted to make you all aware of Fast Company's coverage of the Small Project Practitioners Farmers Market Pop-Up Project Design Competition. Jean Dufresne served as a great spokesperson for the program: http://www.fastcoexist.com/3032462/4-designs-that-reimagine-the-farmers-market ...

  • By Chayanne Husar Emailing is of course a part of everyone's life and is a fast, effective way to keep a record of communication of a project. Using email to clarify meetings, understandings, and schedules helps to keep a project on task and moving ...

  • By Jean Dufresne Most of us know that a big part of our time is spent educating our clients about architecture, construction, government processes and the like. It is our way of showcasing our value to the project, illustrating our passion for the ...

  • By Jean Dufresne We are a small boutique firm, but we are growing quickly. And with growth comes more projects and larger, more complex projects. My role is changing day by day, away from the traditional architect and more of the business owner ...

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  • SPP Tip: Give back to the community by Liza Hausman, VP of Community for Houzz Social media and other technology tools changing the way homeowners get information and work with building and remodeling design professionals. You can expect today's ...