Blake Held, AIA

AIA CRAN Essay: Bringing Work Back Home

As the events of the pandemic began to unfold last spring, the discussion among my fellow CRAN members was that, despite the human and economic tragedies surrounding us, residential architects were seeing...

AIA CRAN/VOICES: House Revival

For more than 20 years, I had passed the seemingly abandoned house on my drive to and from work. Boarded up from a past fire with peeling paint and a sagging foundation,...

Look Who’s Talking at the CRAN Symposium

This year’s Custom Residential Architects Network Symposium [CRAN] takes place in Cincinnati. Our venue is the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Hotel, a feast for the eyes and an inspiring setting in which to...