Archives For Architects

Architectural Sketches

Bob Borson —  September 26, 2013 — 22 Comments

Architects sketch as part of the process when doing there job … at least I do. There are many different styles and techniques that architects use when graphically working through problems.

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Architectural Models

Bob Borson —  September 12, 2013 — 33 Comments

A vast majority of the models we make are not made to serve as a testament to the final design – these are working models and as such, rarely reflect the final design. These models, besides playing a role in setting the tone for the culture of the office, help us work through the form, space and scale of the projects.

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Architectural Project Book

Bob Borson —  September 5, 2013 — 19 Comments

What is an Architectural Project Book?
Well, it’s a little like an architectural portfolio but for for grownups, they cost too much money to make, and you give them away.

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There are some words of advice that have stuck with me over the years – some were specific to be ing an architect, some were generic to being a decent human being. I’ve assembled as many as I could think of here just for you.

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An architect and his wife – one ruined by the other (probably not the one you would suppose). What happens when you marry a residential architect?

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The Architect’s Ego

Bob Borson —  June 20, 2013 — 21 Comments

The “Architect’s Ego” … most architects think it’s a birthright that comes with the license. If you’re a contractor, engineer or interior designer you’ve experienced it. If you’re a client – I’m here to tell you that you want it.

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I have been invited by the AIA Dallas Associates Committee to participate in their summer series called “Architecture on Tap.” Basically a handful of people sit in front of a bunch of other people and we all drink beer and talk about something – in this case, our topic will be ‘New Roads for Architectural Engagement’.

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