Archives For Architects

For some students, college will be the time when some might struggle to cope with the stresses associated with college life, for architecture students, there is another layer of stress and rigor placed upon them, some times with unfortunate results.

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An Architect’s tool bag

Bob Borson —  August 20, 2012 — 91 Comments

To be an architect you have to have specific tools to get the job done. Here is a look at the ones I use most often.

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Creating realistic renderings in SketchUp is easier (and quicker and cheaper) than you think.

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Practicing architecture for 99.9% of the architects out there means something other than designing – at least what you think design means.

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Despite the fact that it is definitely showing its age, I love my house … apparently so does someone else. Someone wants to buy it and I’m not ready to sell it.

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Architecture studios in college have changed a lot over the last two decades – for the most part, computers and mouse pads have replaced Mayline parallel bars, Borco table covers and drafting eraser scumbags.

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Last week I was confused for an actual member of the media and was invited to tour the new Morphosis designed Perot Museum of Nature & Science building. This was the first time they have allowed pictures to be taken so I hope you enjoy

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