Archives For Bob Borson

What did you miss in 2015?

December 28, 2015 — 23 Comments

The best articles on Life of an Architect from 2015 – ranging from architectural redlines and sketching, to construction drawings and architectural juries

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Ever wanted to see what architectural drawings look like, this is the post for you. A look at the modern cabin project we just started – and a look at several sheets of architectural drawings.

Wow.

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Architects are generally consider to have good handwriting … but what happens to their signature after they have written it 500 times?

I’ll tell you this much – it doesn’t get better.

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I took it as a challenge to design and build the awards that will be presented to the finalists of this years Playhouse Design Competition. I am happy to say that the final product turned out better than I expected.

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In the 6th annual “What to get an Architect for Christmas” post, I can guarantee you will have success shopping for the special, overly-picky self-righteous architect on your shopping list.

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According to a very scientific research study (conducted by me) in my laboratory – a very high percentage of architects enjoy cooking – and Thanksgiving is the Mother of all cooking holidays. Here is an opportunity to make your Thanksgiving that much better …

by making margaritas.

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You know what happens when an Architect finishes a job and turns it over to the client? Do they stand back and admire their project?

No … they pick apart every detail that could be done better.

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