Archives For Observations

I hope that this curated list of “Do You Want to be an Architect” posts can help you zero in on your own reasons for either warning to be an architect, or that they have reaffirmed your reasons for becoming an architect.

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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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The Crummy Pillow Paradigm

Bob Borson —  January 29, 2015 — 36 Comments

How can pillows be the catalyst to recognizing the importance of seeing problems? First, they have to be crummy, the rest is up to you.

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Architecture is a business built on the abilities and creative talents of the architect. As a result, architecture is a personality driven process so understanding the favorite things of an architect let’s you understand the architect.

That’s pretty deep.

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While 2014 isn’t technically over yet, it isn’t going to stop me from looking back at all the articles I wrote over the year to see which ones represented the very best that 2014 had to offer.

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A Chef’s Kitchen

Bob Borson —  December 16, 2014 — 18 Comments

If you were going to renovate or design your own kitchen, talking to a chef about their kitchen – a “chef’s kitchen” … would be a good place to start.

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The 10 Best Christmas Songs

Bob Borson —  December 9, 2014 — 30 Comments

Since I am not a Scrooge at heart (not completely), and I don’t go around saying “Bah Humbug”, I thought I would share with you the Best Christmas Songs in existence.

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