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Florida Architect John Henry blogs on a variety of subjects, from personal thoughts about state of the art architectural design and historical examples to motivational topics, local Orlando and Florida statistics and general information, and humorous stories.
What is missing in today’s luxury homes that falls short of mimicing those great castles and palaces of yesteryear?  What rooms were included a few centuries earlier but are irrelevant  now and why? How does culture, technology and conflict shape large manors and chateaux? This short historical n...
This is a very touching story and the few minutes are so very emotional in this video.   Listen to your heart...  
We have some great wordsmiths in AR, and deserve a constant stream of correction in order to make sure our blogs, reports, communiques, etc. are legible...Received this morning from my high school friend Gary Burkhart, who has been living in Marseilles, France for over 40 years and teaches techni...
Mojo is defined as good luck, charm or skill that seems to come from something magical or supernatural. Generally speaking, as applied to business, mojo is your special way of attracting clients and performing your services.  It's your one-of-a-kind juju. "Nobody does it better"...than YOU! For m...
“A year from now you may wish you had started today” -- Karen Lamb It seems that just a few things can get me motivated: impending death and bills especially.  But motivation to do things now for an imminent future are critical to any business and tend to be put off.  A short term rush is what hu...
It is unavoidable to find a variety of flowers and shrubs in the Florida sun everywhere you look.  Just walking around your neighborhood or visiting local parks you will see some astonishing flora that thrives here year-round. The collection of photos below were taken in my neighborhood, the Mait...
For several months, before the current Covid conundrum......we were generally on a high five here on AR agreeing how important face to face, person to person contact is and how the best deals are negotiated in this manner -- the best value for time spent, the best results, the clearest communicat...
Frank Lloyd Wright vs. Andrea Palladio    This is a tale of two famous architects at their best.  Is it fair to compare their chief iconic residential designs separated by nearly 400 years?  Shouldn’t the new modernism trump the old classical order?The historic appeal and genius of Andrea Palladi...
I am writing this not as a medical expert but on this virus's potential architectural impact on the quality and value of residential and commercial real estate.The most recent understanding is that Covid-19 is most effectively transmitted as an airborne pathogen which can be expelled by coughing,...
We all have mental and written lists.Our 'things to do' overwhelms us.Especially for a small one-person outfit.There is much to do.And what happens is the 'stuff' needing to be done is overwhelming.You probably dread going through the list.But gnawing within you -- and you know what that is --are...

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