• #keeneland2017

    Blow off steam. Celebrate another year of hard work. Raise a fork full of french bread french toast.  Lose some money on the horsies. All this fun was had and more as the team converged on the “Keene Place” at Keeneland last weekend.  We were waited on hand-and-foot by an incredibly posh wait staff, served […]
  • on the (bourbon) trail

    Every so often it becomes absolutely necessary to step outside the daily grind – to extricate your mind from the tediousness of the creative process and give the noggin’s contents a little relief. Today was that day at i/A.  Our noggin relief? A scenic tour, a too-large bus, barrels, bourbon, and burgers.  It was bluegrass […]
  • making (in the real world)

    ACE Series – Ep.3 by: Adam Gillett, AIA, LEED AP One tenet of the ACE national mentoring program mission is Construction: the art & science of making in the real world. Our Lexington chapter hosts two job site field trips per year for students to see construction in-progress and up-close. We were fortunate enough this […]
  • the purpose of education

    Ace Series – Ep.2 by: Adam Gillett What is ACE? ACE is a national mentoring program for students interested in Architecture, Construction, and Engineering. You can learn about the organization and history at AceMentor.org – I don’t wish to repeat what they’ve already stated quite well. The more important of the Five Ws for me […]
  • don’t be a tool, be a toolkit

    don’t be a tool, be a toolkit

    ACE Series – Ep.1 by: Adam Gillett When I mentor ACE of the Bluegrass students I recall lessons that have stuck with me through my own education, and reflect on why they did. I often think of the simple, elegant analogy used by one of my college professors: the Architect’s skills and talents can be […]
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