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This past weekend was the culmination of several months of coordination, design and construction … and the Life of an Architect 2015 Playhouse ‘Outdoor Movie Theater’ was delivered

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“You can’t eat your house and have it too.”

What does that even mean?
It has to do with quantity and quality and the effort it takes to have both.

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Every year I design a playhouse for charity – and every year I publish the construction drawings for that playhouse. Take a look at what construction drawings look like for a small structure – you might be surprised to see much detail and information go into these drawings.

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Since all the entries for the 4th Annual Playhouse Design Competition are due by the end of the day today, I thought it would be only fair to show everyone what my playhouse looks like – I’m calling it the “Outdoor Movie Theater Playhouse”.

Catchy.

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If you think you want a modern style residence, you had better know what a level 5 finish means … and then get it. Dry wall finish levels explained and illustrated to help make it clear what they are, and why you want a level 5 finish.

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Architectural Redlines

Bob Borson —  February 16, 2015 — 43 Comments

Redlines.

It’s just a word but if you are in certain circles, it’s a powerful word. “Redlines” is all you have to say to either send some into some form of post traumatic stress disorder

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Hi. My name is Bob and I seem to talk about toilets a lot here at Life of an Architect. I typed “master bathroom layout designs” in to Google and what I found is alarming.

We need to talk.

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