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Making the decision to be an architect is hard but making the decision to not be an architect might be even harder.

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Architectural drawings do more than tell someone how to build something – when done correctly, they provide clarity. It’s not just for aesthetics.

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Hi. My name is Bob and I seem to talk about toilets a lot here at Life of an Architect. I typed “master bathroom layout designs” in to Google and what I found is alarming.

We need to talk.

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The Crummy Pillow Paradigm

Bob Borson —  January 29, 2015 — 36 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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Don’t make a New Year’s resolution – you’ll end up regretting it since the vast majority of them are never accomplished. Instead, just be a better “fill-in-the-blank”.

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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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