Architecture is constant evolution of thought and theory. Moments standing on a mountain or walking alone through the streets of Manhattan have had an impact and influence on my perspective of life that is innately intertwined with architecture. My approach to design is to balance the passion for design with the reality of the project scope and budget. I explore inspiring solution elements without taking the project out of the realm of the realistic budget constraints. I believe architecture is a noble cause. It allows me to be able to directly give back to the community by using imagination to improve the built environment. The direct impact makes practicing architecture rewarding.