Archives For My Work

Architectural Redlines

Bob Borson —  February 16, 2015 — 42 Comments


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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What exactly is schematic design? In short order, schematic design is the initial design phase in any project … and you get to sketch A LOT!!

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Design Awards

Bob Borson —  October 6, 2014 — 19 Comments

Architects frequently attempt to win design awards and after today, I’ll be no different. Here is my design award entry for the 2014 Dallas AIA Design Awards. Wonder if I’ll win?

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‘Voltron’ Model Table

Bob Borson —  September 8, 2014 — 11 Comments

A big model requires a big table … this is the ‘Voltron Table’ and it is, in fact, a very large table.

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Cabin in the Woods

Bob Borson —  August 18, 2014 — 28 Comments

The start of a really amazing project – a cabin in the Wisconsin wilderness. Sounds great … but if you are from the “big city” spending time in the wilderness can be downright creepy.

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This is the Lantern House and I think my entry into this years event is one of my favorites. Despite the fact people will mistake it’s clarity for simplicity, it was constructed so well that I’d be happy to put this into my own backyard.

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