DANIEL DOLAN / ARCHITECTS PC
.....An Architect's Mission
With a little
imagination the photograph
above tells the story of the
Architect's primary commitment.
Simply stated......to integrate the
large number of important,
complex and competing Design
Determinants so that the result,
at a minimum, meets the Project's
Goals. These goals can and do
The goal of some buildings is to
be extraordinarily innovative.
The more modest expectation of
many.......is to satisfy a
frequently long list of needs in an
coordinating these issues and
designing a solution that fits all
these blocks of requirements
together is the all consuming
responsibility of each Architect:
Creative Visionary or Able
Tradesman. You could say, this is
what defines a good building.
Though frequently debated, our
view is that Architecture ......
should first be a good building.
A structure whose basic
requirements are organized and
We also believe that a quality
building which also possesses an
architectural experience, is the
higher measure of success.
The House of a Samurai above,
is a well made building.....but
through it's designit also
possesses the spirit of the