Archives For Bob Borson

Architects and Pumpkins

October 29, 2015 — 23 Comments

Are Architects naturally predisposed to be good at designing and carving pumpkins?

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If you were to back 10 architects in to a corner, hold a gun to their collective heads and ask:

“When it comes to Architecture, what really matters?”

What do you think they would say?

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Believe it or not, but I don’t talk about everything that goes on in my office. There are lots of over really cool projects getting built – just like this one – Aqua Verde – in Austin, Texas.

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Architects have a skill set that lends itself to doing cool stuff … don’t waste it.

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“How to build a wood deck” is a question that I ask myself more times than you might think. Despite having designed more than I can remember, each one has something that makes it unique and awesome.

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You’ve Got Mail

September 30, 2015 — 49 Comments

Whatever happened to calling someone on the telephone?

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Trying New Things

September 28, 2015 — 90 Comments

Why would anybody in their right mind indicate shadows on construction drawings? Contractors don’t build shadows and therefore, they shouldn’t be drawn.

But what if the shadows actually helped?

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