“Releasing Faith”


Faith Amidst Doubt“Faith is not an option for a Christian. If for no other reason than life is not what it seems. What you can see and feel is not the whole story. There is an entire world of invisible things that can only be accessed and brought into manifestation by your faith. One man said…”faith lifts you above the outward evidence of your life and empowers you to bring light out of darkness.” If you are only dealing with the physical aspects of life you will never get what belongs to you.


The scripture tells us “Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the Word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear” (Hebrews 11:3). God did not make the world out of something visible such as brick and mortar. He made it out of an invisible substance called faith. By faith He created the world.”


Did you exercise your faith today?

Binders Full of Women Architect Stats, Illustrated


Next week, modernist architect Eileen Gray will receive her first cinematic recognition for years of prolific contribution to 20th-century design. Studies on female architects of the past have risen since the 1990s and credit is finally being given where due. But, is the possibility of a solely posthumous breakthrough deterring women from entering the field today?

On the contrary, new research by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) concludes that the number of women in architecture school is on the rise. But, leaks within the professional pipeline mean that few are reaching top positions and subsequent recognition.


If You Want to Change the World


If you want to change the world

Admiral William H. McRaven

#1. If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed.

#2. If you want to change the world, find someone to help you paddle.


#3. If you want to change the world, measure a person by the size of their heart, not the size of their flippers.


#4. If you want to change the world get over being a sugar cookie and keep moving forward.


#5. But if you want to change the world, don’t be afraid of the circuses.


#6. If you want to change the world sometimes you have to slide down the obstacle head first.


#7. So, if you want to change the world, don’t back down from the sharks.


#8. If you want to change the world, you must be your very best in the darkest moment.


#9. So, if you want to change the world, start singing when you’re up to your neck in mud.


#10. If you want to change the world don’t ever, ever ring the bell.


Skylights for Everyone









Sky Factory is based in Fairfield, Iowa—and take it from an Iowa native, no one knows the big blue better than the those of us who live against a backdrop of never-ending corn fields. The cerulean ceiling projections are designed to produce psychophysiological relaxation responses. In other words, the simulated natural light may well get you through that moment of midday work panic or waiting room purgatory.



Herzog + de Meuron Reveal Their Curvaceous New Manhattan Project



Inward slanted windows suggest a Brutalist lineage, and some have suggested that the building was inspired by Bertrand Goldberg’s Marina City in Chicago. No completion date has been announced — rumors, coupled with the development’s history, suggest that it should be open for business in 2017.