Most designers find inspiration all over the place and I’m no different. Colors, textures, patterns, materials – and every combination in between can be used for inspiration.

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I have been invited by the AIA Dallas Associates Committee to participate in their summer series called “Architecture on Tap.” Basically a handful of people sit in front of a bunch of other people and we all drink beer and talk about something – in this case, our topic will be ‘New Roads for Architectural Engagement’.

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This year, as its third annual event, AEC Cares, along with with the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, is taking on projectDenver . Their goal is to renovate the public spaces of an early 20th century building to provide a long-term home to some of Denver’s formerly homeless citizens.

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I am currently on family vacation down in the remotest of areas – Big Bend National Park in Southwest Texas. Internet connection is terrible at best but I am trying to cope without digital connectivity. [sigh]

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A properly prepared legal agreement between owner and architect will clearly communicate a project’s terms and conditions, determine responsibilities of each party and set expectations for schedule and payment for services. It is one of the most important steps in the architectural process is one that, once completed, will hopefully never be seen again.

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One major upside to being married to an architect is that most architects have created drawings of their own houses, even if they didn’t designed them. These are called “As-builts” and they are really handy to have.

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Moving Memories

Bob Borson —  May 28, 2013 — 32 Comments

My office is amazing and I can’t believe I am leaving it. I have not been looking forward to moving out of my office – there are a lot of memories in there

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