Archives For Materials and Products

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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Ever want to know the difference from a shower that shouldn’t leak versus one that won’t leak? It’s about the stuff you can’t see… Learn what products to use when building a shower

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