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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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The KHouse Modern is a featured project here at Life of an Architect. This is the 3rd post in the series and today we are looking at the 3D renderings that were created using Revit and the construction drawings we prepared for permit.

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Narrative as Design Process

Bob Borson —  September 3, 2013 — 39 Comments

In the simplest of manners, a narrative simply requires the designer to put himself or herself into the role of the end user, sort of like role-playing (not in the Dungeons & Dragons sort of way). Here’s a good example:

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A look at the drawing progress on the newest modern house to be profiled here on LIfe of an Architect. This post takes a look at the 3-D images that were created using the drafting software “Revit” as well as explains what we are doing with the house.

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I really enjoy the process of walking people through the creative process as well as the construction process on the projects I take on – so let me introduce you to the next featured residential project on Life of an Architect – the ‘NM KHouse 2013′

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How can a simple looking trellis actually be so complicated? When it’s done right, even the most complicated of problems looks simple but don’t be fooled – a lot of time, energy, and creative problem solving went into the design of this steel trellis.

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The weather is finally starting to warm up and progress on the Cottonwood Modern house appropriately enough seems ready for Spring.

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