Archives For Life in General

A new modern residence just broke ground and I will be featuring it through the construction process here on the site. I am calling it “The CHouse Modern” …

I know, I need to work on my project names.

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An American in London

Bob Borson —  February 17, 2014 — 49 Comments

I am in desperate need of a holiday – for lots of reasons – feeling extremely run down and a bit foggy being high upon the list. I am bound for a family vacation to the the English countryside but what should I actually do once I get there?

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Do you have a building that you love, that is significant to you? What building flipped your architectural switch on?

Happy Valentine’s Day building, I love you.

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Should I be an Architect?

Bob Borson —  February 10, 2014 — 74 Comments

The last several years have been hard on the architectural profession. The tone of the questions I receive have shifted from “Should I become an Architect?” to “Why should I become an Architect?”

Here are my reasons for being an architect.

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Architects and Coffee

Bob Borson —  January 13, 2014 — 142 Comments

Let me get this out-of-the-way right up front – most architects I know drink coffee.
A LOT of coffee.
In fact, most of them are snobby and frequently a-holes about the coffee they drink … if Grey Poupon made coffee, architects would drink it.

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Sometimes your fly is down, or you have something stuck in your teeth. Wouldn’t you want someone to tell you? In the professional world, the answer is always yes.

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Goals versus Resolutions

Bob Borson —  January 6, 2014 — 22 Comments

Let me go on the record as saying that I HATE New Years resolutions. According to the people who keep track of these sorts of things at the US Government, these are the most popular resolutions that are made every year:

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