Archives For Materials and Products

Modern Fence – Details

Bob Borson —  March 22, 2012 — 36 Comments

Because more and more of our residential designs are about extending the inside into the yard, we want to design our fences to read more like walls. This allows us to create a visually pleasant and viably usable exterior area.

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Shopping for Rocks

Scott Taylor —  March 8, 2012 — 9 Comments

I took a field trip to my local stone yard to get some info on rocks. Check out what I found out.

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Pool or water feature?

Bob Borson —  March 5, 2012 — 17 Comments

Pool or water feature? At some level it doesn’t really matter considering the role that this particular pool/ water feature has to play.

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Pinterest for Architects

Bob Borson —  February 27, 2012 — 29 Comments

Pinterest is a website that allows users to collect web-based images and assemble them by some common topic – an excellent tool for anybody, but particularly good for designers

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Documenting with photos

Bob Borson —  January 9, 2012 — 14 Comments

It wasn’t that long ago that taking job site construction photos were simply photos that were a necessary part of the process. The camera on your phone is a powerful tool and with a slightest bit of efforts, you can get more with less

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Paint isn’t always the most interesting choice when finishing out your exterior patio ceilings. Despite the of ipĂȘ, this sort of ceiling design feature isn’t particularly expensive and can take a boring outdoor space and make it amazing.

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Shopping for an architect isn’t any fun because we are generally self-righteous about quality and routinely look down our noses at mass-produced items. Here are some can’t miss gift ideas sure to please any architect.

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