Archives For Bob Borson

Architecture studios in college have changed a lot over the last two decades – for the most part, computers and mouse pads have replaced Mayline parallel bars, Borco table covers and drafting eraser scumbags.

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Modern Handrail Detail

Bob Borson —  March 12, 2012 — 30 Comments

Just what you would expect with a modern handrail … work it down to it’s barest necessities and then make it out of stainless steel

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Pool or water feature?

Bob Borson —  March 5, 2012 — 17 Comments

Pool or water feature? At some level it doesn’t really matter considering the role that this particular pool/ water feature has to play.

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Sexy Retaining Wall

Bob Borson —  March 1, 2012 — 28 Comments

Retaining walls are boring, lets be honest about that shall we? But with a little bit of thought, you can make this beast of burden into something that makes a powerful design statement. I will show you how.

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Pinterest for Architects

Bob Borson —  February 27, 2012 — 29 Comments

Pinterest is a website that allows users to collect web-based images and assemble them by some common topic – an excellent tool for anybody, but particularly good for designers

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Job sites are dirty

Bob Borson —  February 23, 2012 — 15 Comments

All job sites get dirty – and it’s not always because there is trash lying around. Protecting the work along the way is always a good idea – even if it is a little boring.

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A look at Life of an Architect visitor information from 2011. While I’m motivated a little bit by this information, it’s a bunch of numbers and data that I have no specific purpose for knowing. None of the information I share today shapes what I do

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