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The other day I found out that according to the “experts”, my website www.lifeofanarchitect.com is valued at an extraordinary amount. I thought to myself that can’t possibly be correct.

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It’s been a while since I thumbed through my old Architectural Forum issues for hilarious (yet insightful) ads for architectural and interior building products.

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There is something that makes this site different from most other architectural blog sites. It is something that most can’t quite put there finger on … but there is something there – you can smell it.

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Outdoor Showers

Bob Borson —  June 9, 2011 — 12 Comments

Outdoor showers are more than just a way to rinse off after a swim. They are part of the experience of the activity – so shouldn’t some consideration go into how you create that experience?

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Residential Drainage

Bob Borson —  June 7, 2011 — 17 Comments

Drainage around your house should be taken seriously, otherwise the results can be prohibitively expensive to repair.

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Alla prima is a painting technique in which the work is completed in one session without time for the paint to dry. This is the story of my painting ‘Saving Cherries’ by Jonathan Aller.

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Why do I do it?

Bob Borson —  June 2, 2011 — 9 Comments

When I started writing Life of an Architect last year I had no idea what I was signing up for. It has been an interesting experience and things have progressed far further and faster than I could have imagined

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