Archives For Bob Borson

Floating wall shelves are fairly popular in modern residential design – their clean design lends itself for use in many different types of rooms and spaces. Today we look at the right way to build a floating shelf.

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Like any job, being an architect isn’t always the best job in the world. But in light of these moments, keep your eye on the long game and you might realize that being an architect just might actually be the best job in the world.

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Bars are making a comeback. No longer are they relegated to the back corner of some room just off the main living areas – these are front and center and they speak more to lifestyle than a place where a someone sets up shop and starts making Old Fashions for the masses.

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Scale and Proportion

June 16, 2016 — 21 Comments

For any architect, scale and proportion are the two skills that are seemingly the most challenging to master. Get it right and nobody will notice. Get it wrong and prepare yourself to be run out of town.

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Are you kidding me?

That’s the sort of reaction you should expect from me when you do this sort of tile work. And by “this sort”, I mean “really bad”.

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The Cottage House

May 31, 2016 — 6 Comments

This year I thought I would try something just a little different when it came time to designing and documenting my latest playhouse … and I’m not talking about preparing all the construction drawings in one day AND at the last minute.

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Pretty simple stuff today – but more important than it would appear most people recognize. You aren’t asking enough questions.

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