How cool is this staircase?
A view inside the Jewel Box. Green as ever in the dead of winter.
Rust stains on the stonework.
Sunset through the Jewel Box.
In all my years of architecture school and practice, there seems to be a pervasive myth that my job is pretty and easy. Here, I reveal the painful, ugly truth about why it takes so long to build a building, what it is exactly that we do, and why that's not creamer you smell in my coffee.