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The Crummy Pillow Paradigm

Bob Borson —  January 29, 2015 — 32 Comments

How can pillows be the catalyst to recognizing the importance of seeing problems? First, they have to be crummy, the rest is up to you.

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Architecture and Math

Bob Borson —  January 19, 2015 — 20 Comments

If you ever thought about being an architect but were worried that you couldn’t do the math, you aren’t alone. So what’s the real story … do you HAVE to be good at math or can you nearly be adequate?

9 different architects give you the the answer to that very question.

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While 2014 isn’t technically over yet, it isn’t going to stop me from looking back at all the articles I wrote over the year to see which ones represented the very best that 2014 had to offer.

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If you are going to be an architect, do you have to work a lot of overtime? Not necessarily. I thought it would be interesting to break down by 2014 hour by hour to see what time I spent and where I spent it.

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We, Myself and I

Bob Borson —  November 17, 2014 — 29 Comments

Are architects bad at sharing? The word “I” is a take credit type of word, while saying “we” is a sharing credit type of word.

How often do you say “I when you could have said “We”?

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[Facepalm]

Bob Borson —  November 3, 2014 — 14 Comments

Digital Communications for the Small Architectural Firm (or any small firm for that matter) is something that I will be presenting on at the 75th Annual Texas Society of Architect Convention and Design Expo. I’ll also be talking about the money – the thing people seem to care about the most.

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Want to get a job working in an architect’s office? What exactly do you need to do? Learn about the things I look for in a potential new employee – and you might just find yourself getting an offer for every single job you interview.

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