As an architect, I've had my fair share of interesting requests from clients. But one that stood out in particular was when a client asked me to design a house with a room specifically for their pet alligator. I have to admit, I was a bit taken aback. I had never designed a room for an alligator before. But, I decided to give it a shot.
I designed a beautiful room complete with a pond and a slide for the alligator to use. But when I presented the design to the client, they were less than impressed. "I don't have an alligator," they said. "I just wanted a room with a really cool slide."
I couldn't help but laugh at the absurdity of the situation. From that day on, I made sure to always ask my clients about their pets before starting on any design work.
All in all, it's just one of those funny anecdotes of mine as an architect that reminds me to always ask questions and clarify before starting a project.