Competentia Welcomes St. John to Anchorage Team
Competentia welcomes Christopher St. John to its Anchorage team as a Business Manager; he will focus on maintaining the company’s high level of customer and industry service throughout the community.
Christopher has fifteen years of client and recruiting management experience. Prior to joining the Competentia team, Christopher expanded his expertise in business operations, workforce solutions, and Alaska community involvement through roles at Alaska Kelly Services and Wood Group.
“We are excited about what Christopher brings to our expanding North American operations,” says Aaron Dowds, Competentia’s NSA President. “We’re looking forward to continuing the team’s success in the Alaska market, as we continue to grow our business and establish our value to the local community.”
In This Issue
The Art of Architecture
Architects often find themselves facing something of a chicken and egg dilemma. When it comes to design, what takes precedence—form or function?
“It’s a great question, and it’s probably a loaded question,” says David McVeigh, president of RIM Architects. “You can ask ten different architects and get ten different answers.”
Many of the factors that influence those answers land outside the architect’s control. The client’s vision for the building, its location and intended use, the project budget, and whether the design must conform to specific guidelines are all details the architect must consider when determining how much emphasis to place on aesthetics and how much on function.