Archives For Life in General

Architecture is not a trade, it’s a craft … and to become any good at it, you are going to have to get it wrong for awhile

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Architects and the AIA

Bob Borson —  December 9, 2013 — 36 Comments

If you receive any sort of professional correspondence from me, you will see three letters after my name …

Robert Borson, AIA

But what do they mean and why are they so important?

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Gather round the drafting table kids, now that I’ve replaced my computer, it’s time for Grandpa Borson to dole out some more important and life altering advice

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Experiencing a robbery is a terrible thing, you feel violated and vulnerable. How is it possible to come out of a tragedy and feel thankful?

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In the 4th annual “What to get an Architect for Christmas” post, I can guarantee you will have success shopping for the special, overly-picky self-righteous architect on your shopping list.

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Reading between the Lines

Bob Borson —  November 14, 2013 — 20 Comments

Your success is directly tied to your ability to learn how to gauge the temperature of a conversation -otherwise known as “reading between the lines”.

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The fall of the Berlin wall, an attempted coup d’état, a brush with the KGB … This and more as I look at the letters, post cards, and diaries that chronicled my trip through Europe as a 22 year old architecture student.

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