Archives For Architects

IF YOU BUILD IT

Bob Borson —  March 6, 2014 — 19 Comments

IF YOU BUILD IT follows designer – activists Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller to rural Bertie County, in North Carolina, where they work with local high school students to help transform their community through design.

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I am counting down the days until we move into our new office … so here’s a sneak peek at what’s to come.

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What happens with two people from a creative field get together and make a baby? In a very scientific study, I have predicted the most likely outcome

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Should I be an Architect?

Bob Borson —  February 10, 2014 — 51 Comments

The last several years have been hard on the architectural profession. The tone of the questions I receive have shifted from “Should I become an Architect?” to “Why should I become an Architect?”

Here are my reasons for being an architect.

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Architects and Coffee

Bob Borson —  January 13, 2014 — 142 Comments

Let me get this out-of-the-way right up front – most architects I know drink coffee.
A LOT of coffee.
In fact, most of them are snobby and frequently a-holes about the coffee they drink … if Grey Poupon made coffee, architects would drink it.

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Architects and the AIA

Bob Borson —  December 9, 2013 — 36 Comments

If you receive any sort of professional correspondence from me, you will see three letters after my name …

Robert Borson, AIA

But what do they mean and why are they so important?

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The costs associated with becoming a licensed architect are out of control. Ever wondered what it costs – both in terms of time AND money – to become an architect? You’ll probably be amazed once the information is actually laid out from beginning to end …

Have a tissue ready, it isn’t pretty.

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