November 2, 2018

    We have an ad in this year's INDY FINDER, a guide recommending where to eat, drink, shop and explore in the Triangle. Not a bad place to be…

  • Renovating a Landmark

    Renovating a Landmark

    September 27, 2018

    Osterlund started marketing the space last year as part of a feasibility study for the project after reaching an agreement to with the Friends of…

  • Welcome DECO

    July 21, 2018

    DECO and DECO Home have completed their move to downtown Raleigh. The gift and home shops will have a grand opening on Aug. 3. It's always…

  • A Sacred Space

    A Sacred Space

    July 20, 2018

    “Ebenezer.” It’s a word both familiar and unfamiliar to me – familiar because I grew up singing “Come Thou Fount of…

  • Ebenezer Chapel in the News & Observer

    Ebenezer Chapel in the News & Observer

    July 16, 2018

    Raleigh local Mark Boone envisions a chapel where people can put down their phones and reconnect with each other in a building that will last…

  • An Underground Chapel

    July 16, 2018

    "I want people to experience peace and tranquility and a calmness regardless of what their faith may be." Local Mark Boone wants to…

  • Architecture By Train

    Architecture By Train

    October 13, 2017

    Watching architecture from the train always gets to me.  Riding through Spain, rolling through olive groves, we looked out and see castles on…

  • Hospitals and Airports

    Hospitals and Airports

    January 27, 2017

    Hospitals and airports – these places don’t feel like Architecture.  Being in an airport is more like swimming.  The scale,…

  • EBZ


    September 4, 2016

    Place-making is among the more helpful definitions of what Architects do.  Had a conversation with a good friend this week, who…

  • You're a Terrible Architect

    You're a Terrible Architect

    February 13, 2016

    That was the first sentence of an email I received from a client, after two years of project changes, stalls, and billing issues brought me to…

  • Window in a Tall Building

    Window in a Tall Building

    January 20, 2016

    My mind tends to be over-introspective by habit, and a new year is the time to endorse that habit, to hide away in a warm corner of a quiet…

  • Open House

    October 27, 2015

    Our 7th anniversary and our new office space. Plenty to celebrate, and we’d like to celebrate with you! We’re having an…

  • Desert Life

    Desert Life

    October 8, 2015

    Some people plan for vacations, perhaps most people do.  In our family, it’s more abrupt.  Vacation starts when the TTA recommends…

  • The Drawing Board

    August 25, 2015

    During an interview last week, I discovered that our website was down.  Some kind of bug in the machine.  Our website showed the customer…

  • Empty Raleigh - Coming Soon

    August 25, 2015

    Starting to get excited about an upcoming performing arts / photography partnership with Urban Garden Performing Arts.  These are the…