Archives For Bob Borson

Design Awards

Bob Borson —  October 6, 2014 — 19 Comments

Architects frequently attempt to win design awards and after today, I’ll be no different. Here is my design award entry for the 2014 Dallas AIA Design Awards. Wonder if I’ll win?

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Architectural Sketchbooks

Bob Borson —  September 29, 2014 — 16 Comments

Sketching is part of the architects domain and there was a time when it was a forgone conclusion that if you were an architect, you could draw.

Times are changing …

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it’s time for another entry into the ongoing series I have been running where we get to take an inside look into the working contents of various design and construction related professionals. Today we get a look into the bag of an architecture student who is studying abroad.

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Is that an Oculus?

Bob Borson —  September 22, 2014 — 13 Comments

I typically try and avoid talking like an architect – particularly when I’m talking to non-architects. In this case, there is no other word other than “oculus”. Don’t know what an oculus is? You’ve come to the right place.

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Want to get a job working in an architect’s office? What exactly do you need to do? Learn about the things I look for in a potential new employee – and you might just find yourself getting an offer for every single job you interview.

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I thought it would be particularly good timing to bring up the idea of working on short term goals and they value – and satisfaction – that they can bring to your career.

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As a result of exhaustive research, I have concluded that the only people how hate the word “Intern” are interns … but this is a problem for all of us in the architectural profession and we need to do something about it before it’s too late.

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