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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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Board-Formed Concrete

Bob Borson —  July 17, 2014 — 26 Comments

Everybody I know, who has an opinion on such things, loves the look of board formed concrete. But what exactly is it and how do you get it to look it’s very best? I have all the answers my friend …

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I just returned from an initial schematic design and programming meeting up in Wisconsin with some new clients, and I’ll be honest, it wasn’t like any initial meeting I have ever had.

There was a lot sketching, beer, and meat sticks involved.

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IF YOU BUILD IT

Bob Borson —  March 6, 2014 — 19 Comments

IF YOU BUILD IT follows designer – activists Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller to rural Bertie County, in North Carolina, where they work with local high school students to help transform their community through design.

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If you like amazing architectural drawings like I do, you’ve come to the right place. Here are the 2013 winners from the longest running architectural delineation competition in the world – Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition

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