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Architectural Sketchbooks

Bob Borson —  September 29, 2014 — 11 Comments

Sketching is part of the architects domain and there was a time when it was a forgone conclusion that if you were an architect, you could draw.

Times are changing …

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Is that an Oculus?

Bob Borson —  September 22, 2014 — 13 Comments

I typically try and avoid talking like an architect – particularly when I’m talking to non-architects. In this case, there is no other word other than “oculus”. Don’t know what an oculus is? You’ve come to the right place.

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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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I thought it would be particularly good timing to bring up the idea of working on short term goals and they value – and satisfaction – that they can bring to your career.

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‘Voltron’ Model Table

Bob Borson —  September 8, 2014 — 10 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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Modern Residential Framing

Bob Borson —  September 4, 2014 — 26 Comments

The use of steel and framing techniques like these really goes a long way into creating the drama that people frequently associate with modern residential design.

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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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