Archives For Bob Borson

Moving to a new house can be a really exciting time in a person’s life … or it can suck when you are moving out of a house that you felt was really special.

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My two year journey exploring kitchens has concluded with a look at some of the best designed kitchens around the world. These are the winning entries to the 2013 – 2014 Sub-Zero and Wolf Kitchen Design Contest.

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The Tools of an Architect

February 8, 2016 — 35 Comments

Architects come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and as a result, we all use different tools to get the job done. When I sit back and really think about what I absolutely need to do my job, these are the items that matter most.

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Why have architects stopped building physical models? We know clients love them, and we know that they are productive and useful communicative devices … so where are all the architectural models gone?

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One of the very best things about being a residential architect is getting to pay special attention to the little things that can take an ordinary project to a spectacular one. Today, we are going to take a look at the front door to your home.

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Time for another round of Graphic Standards for Architects … you know, because drawings are important in our line of work. In our constant effort to improve our drawings, it’s time we take a closer look at cabinetry.

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My first job site visit to a project remotely located … When my wife asked me how it was staying by myself, out in the middle of nowhere, with no one around, I told her “the murderers could take their time”.

New Year, New Adventures … that might just kill me.

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