Hatchet Bedrooms

Bob Borson —  September 9, 2013 — 78 Comments

What exactly is a hatchet bedroom? A good designer considers furniture placement in their designs, if not, you might get a “hatchet bedroom.”

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An Architect’s Bag 002

Bob Borson —  September 7, 2013 — 21 Comments

Part of an on-going series, a look inside an architects bag – this one comes to us from the Philippines

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[speaking to structural engineer]

I want to stop talking to you now

heard around the architectural studio #005

Architectural Project Book

Bob Borson —  September 5, 2013 — 19 Comments

What is an Architectural Project Book?
Well, it’s a little like an architectural portfolio but for for grownups, they cost too much money to make, and you give them away.

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[on the phone]

Hi, this is Bob …¬†Yes, I am a real human.

heard around the architectural studio #004

Narrative as Design Process

Bob Borson —  September 3, 2013 — 39 Comments

In the simplest of manners, a narrative simply requires the designer to put himself or herself into the role of the end user, sort of like role-playing (not in the Dungeons & Dragons sort of way). Here’s a good example:

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Hot Patch Asphalt … not as cool as it sounds.

heard around the architectural studio #003