This Sunday, February 10, marks the one-year anniversary of the deep-felt loss of our long-time mentor, Willie Peña. It is a wonderful day to take a step back and simply remember the impact this man had. 1942 - Bachelor of Science in Architecture at Texas A&M Commissioned in the Army immediately after graduationServed in three … Continue reading In Memoriam: Willie Peña
William Merriweather Peña is known as the Father of Architectural Programming. Here we learn more about the journey of creating the classic programming guide - "Problem Seeking: An Architectural Programming Primer." We didn’t have an organized course of study for programming. We did not have goals, facts, concepts, needs – nothing. Most of the time … Continue reading Willie Peña Interview
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