Archives For Observations

People go to college to learn how to learn so in those moments of self-doubt, just show up, work hard, and relax. Everything is going to be okay.

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Architects should sketch. You may not think you are very good at sketching but if it helps you work through your thoughts, I would argue that you are in fact, very good at sketching.

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Whenever I review a design solution that isn’t very graceful – or doesn’t work at all

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Houses in Marfa, Texas

Bob Borson —  June 12, 2013 — 22 Comments

I spent some time last week in Marfa, Texas – a town that despite it’s meager size and remote location, definitely has a designers vibe to it … and it shows in their houses.

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Creative Renaissance

Bob Borson —  April 3, 2013 — 27 Comments

There is a creative renaissance going on and people might not even realize that they are participating in something amazing and this act of creating is happening at an extraordinary level.

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Determining basic architectural fees is a bit like grabbing smoke – it seems so easy but you never know just what you are going to get.

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Progress is coming along on the Cottonwood modern residence – today we take a look at the cantilevered rooms and the stone work on the pavilion.

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