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Architectural scale figures play a fairly large role in allowing people to imprint scale on to a conceptual design. Of course, this only works when the scale figures you use are the right size.

FYI – children that are capable of dancing aren’t typically 21″ tall – that’s the size of a newborn baby.

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With amazing entries submitted from around the world, I am proud to announce the winners of the 4th Annual Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition!!

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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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Delineation is a fancy word for drawings, and if you like architectural drawings, you’ve come to the right place!

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What exactly is schematic design? In short order, schematic design is the initial design phase in any project … and you get to sketch A LOT!!

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‘Voltron’ Model Table

Bob Borson —  September 8, 2014 — 11 Comments

A big model requires a big table … this is the ‘Voltron Table’ and it is, in fact, a very large table.

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This is the Lantern House and I think my entry into this years event is one of my favorites. Despite the fact people will mistake it’s clarity for simplicity, it was constructed so well that I’d be happy to put this into my own backyard.

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