Tomorrow is another milestone. Only a month into working with Kate, my architecture student, and the site plans are all done and ready to be submitted to the City of Minneapolis CPED, Community Planning and Economic Development, (more information about CPED and the Vacant Lot Recycling program can be found here). The process has been smooth but tedious. In order to submit an offer you have to give the city a lot of information. Being a first time homebuilder, it takes a lot o
I'm not an architect but I play one in my studio. This week, I met with Master of Architecture student Kate Zimmerman about the possibility of coming on board for the design and social engagement aspects of the tiny live/work space. The difficulty with working on a project of this scale is doing it alone. Of course there is also the trouble of getting over anxieties of asking for help but having met with Kate I feel its going to work out well. We are in for a big long road.