Architect’s memoir entertains, informs, instructs

Today, Thursday, Sep. 30th, my new architectural memoir, Becoming an Architect: My Voyage of Discovery, hits the stands. One early reader, a prominent St. Louis architect calls it: Enjoyable, fun and courageous! Although there are plenty of books about great architects, very few of them show how architects think and …

Becoming an Architect: My Manifest Destiny

Becoming an Architect: “Grandpa followed the trail of Lewis and Clark, built rails to open up the West and helped fulfill America’s Manifest Destiny. Learning what architecture is, what it should be and how I fit in would be mine.” –Peter H. Green, AIA, Architect and Author Once I had …

Becoming an Architect: My Voyage of Discovery

“How did you decide on becoming an architect?”  a colleague asked me not so long ago, Back then, I hadn’t given my rocky path to the profession much thought. “It was a voyage of discovery,” I would have to reply today.  I learned that discovering its scope and then restoring …

Engineer on horseback: New memoir

An engineer on horseback, my grandfather rode his horse over a hundred miles home from western Montana to meet his newborn daughter. Frank J. Herlihy, civil engineer, designed and supervised construction of rail bridges for the Milwaukee Road. In 1913 he got news several days after the fact of the …

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