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How to be the best at what you do – 5 things that a person needs to be successful A list inspired by Pritzker prize winning architect Thom Mayne

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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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As a result of exhaustive research, I have concluded that the only people how hate the word “Intern” are interns … but this is a problem for all of us in the architectural profession and we need to do something about it before it’s too late.

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Projects in architectural school tend to be somewhat outrageous – designing something to exist on the dark side of the moon isn’t all that unlikely. But what is the point of designing these incredibly odd and silly projects?

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An inspirational story of how someone who dreamed of going to architecture school actually made it happen. This is the two year email exchange between me and Jordan – a welder from North Carolina.

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Leadership

Bob Borson —  July 14, 2014 — 33 Comments

Leadership is one of those words that people throw around a lot but I’m not sure people stop to think about what it really means.

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Being an Architect

Bob Borson —  July 10, 2014 — 22 Comments

I get asked a lot of questions related to what’s it like to be an architect? or “How do a I spend my day?” In an effort to help people understand what it’s like to work with me, I’ve answered a few questions that I get asked the most.

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