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Architects don’t have hobbies, at least most of the ones I know don’t. Why is that?

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So today is my birthday and I got myself a sweet new present … an otherwise nice way to end a odd weekend

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#patiocontractorfail

Scott Taylor —  April 12, 2012 — 19 Comments

Getting a patio built is super easy – especially if you’re an architect with connections right?! Not so much…

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A materials engineer in New Zealand tries his hand at building the Japanese playhouse I designed for charity in 2010. Here are the results:

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Homemade Easter Float

Scott Taylor —  March 29, 2012 — 12 Comments

With a little bit of plastic, some balloons, and some spare time, you too can have the best Easter float on your block.

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Job sites are dirty

Bob Borson —  February 23, 2012 — 15 Comments

All job sites get dirty – and it’s not always because there is trash lying around. Protecting the work along the way is always a good idea – even if it is a little boring.

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One of the most important things an architect can do is get their ideas down on paper…that’s where the sketchbook comes in handy.

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