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Honor Awards

Bob Borson —  August 21, 2015 — 39 Comments

I found out that I received a 2015 Texas Society of Architects Honor Award – which is a really big deal. But rather than focus on that, I’d like to focus on something that really matters …

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Sketchapalooza

Bob Borson —  August 10, 2015 — 33 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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I don’t ever wonder why I am became an architect, just like I don’t ever wonder why I didn’t become something else … like an astronaut, or a belly dancer. It’s because I don’t have the skills to be those other things (despite any stories you might have heard about the “belly dancing”)

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Have you ever thought about your digital footprint? All the information you share on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter – all of it – what sort of message are you sending to others. How will you be judged years from now?

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Why would someone write a blog? Surely everybody wants to hear every juicy detail of my life?

Hopefully not, because that’s not what you are going to find here. What you’ll find here here are stories about what it’s like to be an architect .. fantastic, amazing and “most true” stories.

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Putting in the Work

Bob Borson —  June 1, 2015 — 26 Comments

Working hard when you don’t have to is a trait that not everyone possesses.

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Getting your first job in an architecture school is more about who you are than what you can do. I thought I would put together some basics tips and strategies that might help you find the perfect firm fo you.

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