Archives For Observations

A Chef’s Kitchen

Bob Borson —  December 16, 2014 — 19 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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If you are like every other person walking around North America, you have been inundated with Christmas songs for a month already. With almost no research, I have put together the definitive list of the 10 worst Christmas songs that ever made you want to stick a hot poker in your ear hole.

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We, Myself and I

Bob Borson —  November 17, 2014 — 29 Comments

Are architects bad at sharing? The word “I” is a take credit type of word, while saying “we” is a sharing credit type of word.

How often do you say “I when you could have said “We”?

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The Evolution of Kitchens

Bob Borson —  November 10, 2014 — 21 Comments

Kitchens have come a long way in the role that they play in our daily lives. The room that once existed for purely functional reasons, located in the back of the house and away from all other activities, is now taking its rightful place front and center of our lives and our homes.

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I’ve been doing a lot of traveling around lately and when I can, I check out the local school of Architecture. Today I am taking a look at the University of Maryland School of Architecture

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As a result of exhaustive research, I have concluded that the only people how hate the word “Intern” are interns … but this is a problem for all of us in the architectural profession and we need to do something about it before it’s too late.

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