Archives For Observations

Photo’s #frommydesk

Bob Borson —  February 19, 2014 — 18 Comments

I use Instagram to document various “architect-y” type things on the site when I don’t feel like writing a full-blown post. Here is a collection (including captions) of photos “from my desk”

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Mission Statements

Bob Borson —  January 30, 2014 — 58 Comments

I’m climbing up on my soapbox to tell you that your company does not need a public mission statement and if you do have one, I bet it’s stupid.

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Sometimes your fly is down, or you have something stuck in your teeth. Wouldn’t you want someone to tell you? In the professional world, the answer is always yes.

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Reading between the Lines

Bob Borson —  November 14, 2013 — 20 Comments

Your success is directly tied to your ability to learn how to gauge the temperature of a conversation -otherwise known as “reading between the lines”.

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How do I jump start my own creative process? Sometimes it means not doing anything Other times it means that the act of constantly trying to be creative actually helps me when I need to be creative.
What does that even mean? Read on to find out …

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The fall of the Berlin wall, an attempted coup d’├ętat, a brush with the KGB … This and more as I look at the letters, post cards, and diaries that chronicled my trip through Europe as a 22 year old architecture student.

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Graphic Standards

Bob Borson —  October 21, 2013 — 102 Comments

How an Architect draws can be a reflection of many things – including the culture of the architectural firm

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