A lot of effort goes in to judging a competition – particularly one as large and as successful as the Kitchen Design Contest that is hosted by Sub-Zero and Wolf. We were able to peek behind the curtains at the process and find out from the judges the things that matter most to them when evaluating the entries.

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The 4th Annual Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition had another amazing turnout this year and I am proud to announce the 28 finalists that will be moving on to the final round –

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The 2015 Life of an Architect Playhouse Competition has come to a close but things are really just getting started. What happens now that the entries are in? How many are going to get built? Who are the Judges?? Well, let me tell you all that and a whole lot more.

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Since all the entries for the 4th Annual Playhouse Design Competition are due by the end of the day today, I thought it would be only fair to show everyone what my playhouse looks like – I’m calling it the “Outdoor Movie Theater Playhouse”.

Catchy.

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Getting your first job in an architecture school is more about who you are than what you can do. I thought I would put together some basics tips and strategies that might help you find the perfect firm fo you.

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If you think you want a modern style residence, you had better know what a level 5 finish means … and then get it. Dry wall finish levels explained and illustrated to help make it clear what they are, and why you want a level 5 finish.

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Architects are Crafty

Bob Borson —  March 30, 2015 — 32 Comments

Have you ever called someone “crafty” and you weren’t referencing their Macgyver-esque abilities pertaining to yarn and popsicle sticks? A different meaning of the word crafty comes to my mind when I say that “All architects are crafty.”

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