It’s that time a year again, I’m starting to run out of ideas and my office is flooded with greeting cards wishing us a ‘Happy Holiday’, ‘Merry Christmas’, or ‘Seasons Greetings’. I started to wonder what would the holiday cards from my favorite “Master Architects” look like?
Hilarious, that’s what they’d look like.

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An Electrician’s Bag

December 18, 2013 — 5 Comments

What equipment does an electrician need to do their job? I don’t know the name of most of these tools but I want all of them …

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Despite the urban legends that you’ve heard about that person who stayed awake for 6 straight days to finish his project, Architecture school is terrific. Here are a few tips that can help make your experience in architecture studio that much better rewarding

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Architecture is not a trade, it’s a craft … and to become any good at it, you are going to have to get it wrong for awhile

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Sometimes, as we get older, certain skill sets diminish as others improve. I think this falls in to the “diminished” category


Partner: “All right, let’s not have anything stupid on purpose.”

Associate: “Uhm … Most of these were on accident.”


For the record, I am not the partner in this story … 

heard around the architectural studio #011

Architects and the AIA

December 9, 2013 — 36 Comments

If you receive any sort of professional correspondence from me, you will see three letters after my name …

Robert Borson, AIA

But what do they mean and why are they so important?

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Few things are as stunning as a white marble counter top but you need to know a few things before you make your decision to go with this classic material.

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