Projects in architectural school tend to be somewhat outrageous – designing something to exist on the dark side of the moon isn’t all that unlikely. But what is the point of designing these incredibly odd and silly projects?

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An inspirational story of how someone who dreamed of going to architecture school actually made it happen. This is the two year email exchange between me and Jordan – a welder from North Carolina.

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There are no two ways about it, hanging pictures is a drag. A total drag. The dragiest of drags. I know what you’re thinking “Is that even a thing?” Yes – it is, because I just hung a whole bunch of pictures and I am an authority of things that are a drag.

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A lot of long hours and hard work went into this moment … I can’t even begin to describe how exciting it is to finally get your name on the door.

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The Hollow Tree Playhouse – a 2014 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition winner. Take a look at this winning design, the construction drawings, and the construction photos.

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Cabin in the Woods

Bob Borson —  August 18, 2014 — 28 Comments

The start of a really amazing project – a cabin in the Wisconsin wilderness. Sounds great … but if you are from the “big city” spending time in the wilderness can be downright creepy.

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Architects and Integrity

Bob Borson —  August 11, 2014 — 32 Comments

I spend a lot of time in the shower thinking … the question I think about the most is “Am I making things better?”

… and Integrity plays a big role in the process of answering that question.

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