Archives For Architects

The Incomplete Big Picture

Bob Borson —  October 26, 2015 — 33 Comments

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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There are a lot of reasons why I like being an architect, but mostly I like my job because it hardly feels like working.

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Sketchapalooza

Bob Borson —  August 10, 2015 — 34 Comments

Is it important for an architect to sketch well? What if they can sketch “well enough”?
I have developed my own sort of sketching style and while it isn’t art, I can’t imagine the design process occurring without picking up a pen and sketching.

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Architects are Crafty

Bob Borson —  March 30, 2015 — 34 Comments

Have you ever called someone “crafty” and you weren’t referencing their Macgyver-esque abilities pertaining to yarn and popsicle sticks? A different meaning of the word crafty comes to my mind when I say that “All architects are crafty.”

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Architectural drawings do more than tell someone how to build something – when done correctly, they provide clarity. It’s not just for aesthetics.

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There are so many architectural websites out there how do you know which ones to waste your precious lunch hour reading? That’s where this list comes in handy … The Best Architectural Websites in the World for 2015

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What is it like to be an architect? Architecture in the real world is a lot different than people think. Does school prepare you for being an architect?

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