On standing out

yards park at night

One of the fastest growing neighborhood’s in Washington, DC is in the Navy Yard area.  It’s known locally as Yards Park and is close to the stadiums for the Nationals and DC United.  The restaurants and shops are good to visit but the public spaces are what brings this area to life. There are wading pools, tiered grass steps, several … Read More

Choosing simplicity

city at night

Concrete, glass, cars, trucks, garage, offices, buildings, stairs, ramps, roads, highways, signs, water, ponds, lights, transparency, and reflections. Urban environments are complex. Winston Churchill said, “we shape our buildings and they shape us.” However, keeping things simple is a choice that you can make every day. [Photo: Tysons Corner in Northern Virginia]        

Be a catalyst

logs in a fire pit

The word dynamic can be defined as  “characterized by constant change, activity, or progress.” As a noun, it is “a force that stimulates change or progress within a process or system.” Objects in motion tend to create actions and reactions. Need something? Then make it. Not happy with your culture, organization, or business? Then take action to change it, or … Read More