Archives For Bob Borson

Every year I design a playhouse for charity – and every year I publish the construction drawings for that playhouse. Take a look at what construction drawings look like for a small structure – you might be surprised to see much detail and information go into these drawings.

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Convention Wife

Bob Borson —  May 21, 2015 — 23 Comments

Conventions aren’t always a lot of fun. One way to increase the likelihood that you will actually enjoy yourself, is to get yourself a convention wife.

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Architectural scale figures play a fairly large role in allowing people to imprint scale on to a conceptual design. Of course, this only works when the scale figures you use are the right size.

FYI – children that are capable of dancing aren’t typically 21″ tall – that’s the size of a newborn baby.

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Every year, the AEC Cares event coincides with the American Institute of Architects National Convention, which is taking place this year in Atlanta, Georgia.

AEC Cares projectAtlanta is taking place next Wednesday, May 13th and if you would like to participate in this amazing transformation, read on –

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With amazing entries submitted from around the world, I am proud to announce the winners of the 4th Annual Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition!!

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A lot of effort goes in to judging a competition – particularly one as large and as successful as the Kitchen Design Contest that is hosted by Sub-Zero and Wolf. We were able to peek behind the curtains at the process and find out from the judges the things that matter most to them when evaluating the entries.

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The 4th Annual Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition had another amazing turnout this year and I am proud to announce the 28 finalists that will be moving on to the final round –

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