Graphic Standards

Bob Borson —  October 21, 2013 — 127 Comments

How an Architect draws can be a reflection of many things – including the culture of the architectural firm

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I once had a jam box “re-purposed” from my work space when I was in 2nd year studio. I remember being particularly irritated about it at the time because I had just made a brand new mix tape and I had left in the cassette player (does anyone even remember cassette tapes?). I found the jambox two years later in one of the other architecture school buildings, sitting there on a table as if that’s where I had left it the two years prior…

… with no mix tape.

Memories from Studio

Taking advantage of the sloping site and wide open pastoral setting, Lyday Farms is a residential project that celebrates the agrarian building type. It is today’s featured project

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Privacy on the internet is a serious matter and with all the opportunities for architects to share their information, certain considerations need to be made … it’s not always our information to share.

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The KHouse Modern is a featured project here at Life of an Architect. This is the 3rd post in the series and today we are looking at the 3D renderings that were created using Revit and the construction drawings we prepared for permit.

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If you like fancy architectural drawings, you’ve just hit the mother lode. Here are some of the best of the best from the longest running architectural delineation competition in the world

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Just do what I tell you

Bob Borson —  October 7, 2013 — 26 Comments

Do architects have their own agenda or are they trying to protect the client from themselves?

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