Architectural design must first and foremost address the client's needs and desires.
Successful projects begin with understanding the unique qualities of the site and those who will inhabit the building.
Generally, architecture should harmonize with its surroundings; however, in some cases a deliberate contrast may be appropriate.
Buildings should be environmentally responsible.
Good design emphasizes quality of space rather than quantity of square footage.
Buildings and spaces should be thoughtfully designed with a sense of interest, richness and variety.
Buildings should honestly express their form and function.