Archives For Architects

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 — 26 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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A properly prepared legal agreement between owner and architect will clearly communicate a project’s terms and conditions, determine responsibilities of each party and set expectations for schedule and payment for services. It is one of the most important steps in the architectural process is one that, once completed, will hopefully never be seen again.

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It’s never easy to say goodbye but after 11 years at my current job, that’s exactly what is happening

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