The engineering mindset is a disciplined approach to testing for failure.
The process of engineering requires a disciplined approach to problem-solving: modeling solutions, testing them, improving upon them or dismissing them.
The approach in an engineered house is to first ask, “What do you do?” and then to design a house that enables you to do those things comfortably and well.
The title of this collection is from a book I read in youth, a book whose ideas have taken root over decades and are just now coming into flower.
2015-10-08 17:42:53-0400 – Updated: 2016-10-28 13:29:24-0400 My Engineered House: User Experience My multi-year involvement with another project has finally drawn to a close. Now I have the luxury of being able to turn my full attention to the next big commitment: building a house. The idea was planted in our heads a couple of years ago but it’s only just begun to take hold in our hearts. We’ve lived in