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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I know that not everyone who visits me here at Life of an Architect celebrates the 4th of July, but for 3,728,337 of you who do (70.17%), I thought I would take the time to wish those people a Happy Independence Day.

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No architecture should be considered “disposable” and even the most modest of sheds should demonstrate care and consideration to how it was designed and the purpose it will serve.

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For years now I’ve had a private office … but not anymore. I’ve been thrown into the open office space with the general population. How am I going to survive?

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Typically, the first day on the job is exciting – at least it has always been for me. Nobody should feel nervous about their first day on the job – first days are one of the greatest days a person can have.

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The Architect’s Ego

Bob Borson —  June 20, 2013 — 22 Comments

The “Architect’s Ego” … most architects think it’s a birthright that comes with the license. If you’re a contractor, engineer or interior designer you’ve experienced it. If you’re a client – I’m here to tell you that you want it.

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