Archives For Life in General

We are all busy but I think people need to say “yes” more often. Somebody thinks you can help them, that you have a skill they need, that you can make things better.
That’s pretty cool when you think about it.

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I spend a lot of time making my construction drawings look like I spent a lot of time on them.

Makes perfect sense to me. It sends a message to the contractors who build my projects – “Pay attention, this is important!”

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Your Behavior Matters

Bob Borson —  June 19, 2014 — 46 Comments

Judging a book by its cover isn’t really a great idea but how you act really is a fair measure of a person’s character. This was a lesson I learned when working on the most challenging project in my career and things went horribly wrong.

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What does an architect do for fun?
Sounds like the beginning of a joke doesn’t it? Well, the jokes on me because the answer is “spend the weekend at the office modeling my house in 3D.”

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I don’t think salty language and inappropriate stories are all that uncommon in architectural studios across the country. Would you have been offended by the story I’m about to share?

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The Great Kitchen Adventure continues as I fly out to Atlanta, Georgia, to talk current kitchen design trends with Matthew Quinn – one of the most respected kitchen designers in the world.

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In a very surprising manner, architects from all over the world share information about their personal lives. The information is interesting, entertaining, and best of all – not boring.

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