Archives For Bob Borson

Since all the entries for the 4th Annual Playhouse Design Competition are due by the end of the day today, I thought it would be only fair to show everyone what my playhouse looks like – I’m calling it the “Outdoor Movie Theater Playhouse”.

Catchy.

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Getting your first job in an architecture school is more about who you are than what you can do. I thought I would put together some basics tips and strategies that might help you find the perfect firm fo you.

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If you think you want a modern style residence, you had better know what a level 5 finish means … and then get it. Dry wall finish levels explained and illustrated to help make it clear what they are, and why you want a level 5 finish.

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Architects are Crafty

Bob Borson —  March 30, 2015 — 31 Comments

Have you ever called someone “crafty” and you weren’t referencing their Macgyver-esque abilities pertaining to yarn and popsicle sticks? A different meaning of the word crafty comes to my mind when I say that “All architects are crafty.”

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It’s time for the 4th Annual Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition! How does it work? Is it free? Can my Mom and I be on the same team and submit a design together!?!

Read on to find the answers to these burning question as well as many, many more.

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Making the decision to be an architect is hard but making the decision to not be an architect might be even harder.

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Architectural drawings do more than tell someone how to build something – when done correctly, they provide clarity. It’s not just for aesthetics.

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