Architecture Word of the Day

polyisocyanurate - a thermoset plastic typically produced as a foam and used as rigid thermal insulation.

It often feels as though Architecture has its own language. Whether it be the "archi-speak" that takes place during the design phase or the technical language of a set of construction documents and specifications, it can often seem foreign and leaves me referencing the dictionary (ok, googling) quite often. In addition to the actual words, the grammar and syntax of construction documents and specifications often leaves me fighting the urge to punctuate properly. Maybe I am just more of an English-freak than I realized?

Anyway, I think I see a new blog post forming from this...