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Architecture is a business built on the abilities and creative talents of the architect. As a result, architecture is a personality driven process so understanding the favorite things of an architect let’s you understand the architect.

That’s pretty deep.

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In the 5th 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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There is a huge visual difference between how wood is cut. Architects and designers should know the difference between rift, quarter, and plain sawn wood. Do you?

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Board-Formed Concrete

Bob Borson —  July 17, 2014 — 30 Comments

Everybody I know, who has an opinion on such things, loves the look of board formed concrete. But what exactly is it and how do you get it to look it’s very best? I have all the answers my friend …

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What are SIPs and why you should consider them … Drawings, 3D models, construction photo’s – there’s something for everyone in today’s update on the CHouse Modern

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Believe or not, most architects thought about becoming chefs at one point or another in their lives. What happens when you’re an architect who knows more than he can afford?

He dreams …

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An Electrician’s Bag

Bob Borson —  December 18, 2013 — 5 Comments

What equipment does an electrician need to do their job? I don’t know the name of most of these tools but I want all of them …

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