Archives For Bob Borson

Architects and Integrity

Bob Borson —  August 11, 2014 — 32 Comments

I spend a lot of time in the shower thinking … the question I think about the most is “Am I making things better?”

… and Integrity plays a big role in the process of answering that question.

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People love the game “Guess this Song” … and by “people” I mean “me”

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heard around the architectural studio #017

A look at the designer of one of the winning 2014 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition: Levente Skulteti – designer of the Red Ball Playhouse. Take a look at his winning design, the construction drawings, and the construction photos for an amazing playhouse.

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This is the Lantern House and I think my entry into this years event is one of my favorites. Despite the fact people will mistake it’s clarity for simplicity, it was constructed so well that I’d be happy to put this into my own backyard.

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Architects offices are supposed to look cool, they are supposed to create and reflect the creative environment that awaits all who enter … they are NOT supposed to look like the community space in a retirement home.

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Design in a Day

Bob Borson —  July 28, 2014 — 25 Comments

“A charrette (pronounced [shuh-ret]), often Anglicized to charette or charet and sometimes called a design charrette, is an intense period of design or planning activity”.

That’s what we are talking about today …

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I am continuing this look into the value that architectural interns bring to the office by allowing our other intern – John Charbonneau – to take over the site today and talk about his experience while giving others a peek into how he has ben spending his time this summer.

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