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Here are the finalists in the 2016 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition! We reviewed 415 entries to come up with these amazing playhouse designs.

Did your playhouse design make the cut?

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Why have architects stopped building physical models? We know clients love them, and we know that they are productive and useful communicative devices … so where are all the architectural models gone?

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One of the very best things about being a residential architect is getting to pay special attention to the little things that can take an ordinary project to a spectacular one. Today, we are going to take a look at the front door to your home.

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I took it as a challenge to design and build the awards that will be presented to the finalists of this years Playhouse Design Competition. I am happy to say that the final product turned out better than I expected.

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It’s possible that I have lost my mind by showing you this project. Not only does it date me as someone who pre-dates computers, but it also could potentially expose me to vast amounts of ridicule.

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Want to see some of the best architectural delineations in the world? You’ve come to the right place because today is a special day –

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Believe it or not, but I don’t talk about everything that goes on in my office. There are lots of over really cool projects getting built – just like this one – Aqua Verde – in Austin, Texas.

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