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One of the very best things about being a residential architect is getting to pay special attention to the little things that can take an ordinary project to a spectacular one. Today, we are going to take a look at the front door to your home.

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My first job site visit to a project remotely located … When my wife asked me how it was staying by myself, out in the middle of nowhere, with no one around, I told her “the murderers could take their time”.

New Year, New Adventures … that might just kill me.

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What did you miss in 2015?

Bob Borson —  December 28, 2015 — 22 Comments

The best articles on Life of an Architect from 2015 – ranging from architectural redlines and sketching, to construction drawings and architectural juries

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Ever wanted to see what architectural drawings look like, this is the post for you. A look at the modern cabin project we just started – and a look at several sheets of architectural drawings.

Wow.

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You know what happens when an Architect finishes a job and turns it over to the client? Do they stand back and admire their project?

No … they pick apart every detail that could be done better.

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What does the gestation period of an elephant, and the word “melancholy” have in common?

A sort of heartache that only architects suffer.

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It’s possible that I have lost my mind by showing you this project. Not only does it date me as someone who pre-dates computers, but it also could potentially expose me to vast amounts of ridicule.

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