A small but compacted renovation is underway at Life of an Architect World Headquarters

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Sea Ranch, California

Bob Borson —  October 15, 2012 — 16 Comments

I recently took a trip to Sea Ranch, California and while my wife and daughter explored the tide pools, I set off to find Condominium One, one of the most significant landmarks of post war american architecture.

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The Cottonwood Modern house is coming along very well. Today I take a look at some of the interesting framing techniques and conditions, along with an opportunity that presented itself.

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Dating an Architect

Bob Borson —  October 1, 2012 — 160 Comments

Thinking about dating an architect based on what you’ve seen on TV? Here is some “inside” information on the character traits of almost every classically trained architect walking the planet.

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Have you ever wondered what goes on in an architects office? So exactly what does an architect do all day? read on to find out…

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Sometime in the middle of the night, an unimaginable milestone occurred.

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As an architect, I prepare drawings every day – so why is preparing drawings on your own house so terrible? There are many possibilities …

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