Archives For Bob Borson

Ever wondered what going to architecture was really like? There are a lot of stories about going to architecture school – the long hours, the absolute dedication, the commitment needed to complete the program … and guess what? They are all true.

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What exactly is schematic design? In short order, schematic design is the initial design phase in any project … and you get to sketch A LOT!!

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We, Myself and I

Bob Borson —  November 17, 2014 — 29 Comments

Are architects bad at sharing? The word “I” is a take credit type of word, while saying “we” is a sharing credit type of word.

How often do you say “I when you could have said “We”?

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You never know when a good idea is going to present itself … and by whom

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heard around the architectural studio #018

The Evolution of Kitchens

Bob Borson —  November 10, 2014 — 21 Comments

Kitchens have come a long way in the role that they play in our daily lives. The room that once existed for purely functional reasons, located in the back of the house and away from all other activities, is now taking its rightful place front and center of our lives and our homes.

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[Facepalm]

Bob Borson —  November 3, 2014 — 14 Comments

Digital Communications for the Small Architectural Firm (or any small firm for that matter) is something that I will be presenting on at the 75th Annual Texas Society of Architect Convention and Design Expo. I’ll also be talking about the money – the thing people seem to care about the most.

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I just got back from a 4 day trip to the Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic, where I went down to take a look at a neighborhood school to see if we could add a 3rd story onto the existing facilities … and I performed hip replacement surgery just for kicks.

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