Archives For My House

Modern Residential Framing

Bob Borson —  September 4, 2014 — 26 Comments

The use of steel and framing techniques like these really goes a long way into creating the drama that people frequently associate with modern residential design.

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What does an architect do for fun?
Sounds like the beginning of a joke doesn’t it? Well, the jokes on me because the answer is “spend the weekend at the office modeling my house in 3D.”

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If you’re an architect and you like to get things built, getting the foundation going on a project is one of the most exciting times of a project.

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The Kitchen Design Process

Bob Borson —  January 27, 2014 — 39 Comments

As-built field verification, several iterations of sketches, hours of discussions, crying … these things could only represent one thing:
The Kitchen Remodel(™) of 2014

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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 architect and his wife – one ruined by the other (probably not the one you would suppose). What happens when you marry a residential architect?

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One major upside to being married to an architect is that most architects have created drawings of their own houses, even if they didn’t designed them. These are called “As-builts” and they are really handy to have.

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