Shopping for overly-picky self-righteous architects isn’t particularly fun but if you follow the items on this list, I can guarantee you will have success.

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Shopping for an architect isn’t any fun because we are generally self-righteous about quality and routinely look down our noses at mass-produced items. Here are some can’t miss gift ideas sure to please any architect (except the jerky ones)

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The only thing worse than shopping for someone who has everything is shopping for an architect. They suck to shop for because they are exceedingly particular and you know that they think your taste is garbage. So what is the well intentioned gift giver to do?

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Polishing Concrete Floors

Bob Borson —  December 4, 2012 — 39 Comments

after grinding down the original concrete floors, we decided the best finish would be the simplest … just not the easiest.

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Refinishing Concrete Floors

Bob Borson —  December 3, 2012 — 34 Comments

Grinding and polishing my concrete floors technically started as an idea 4 years ago … but the time to do this properly came, and I’m not sure I was completely prepared for what that meant.

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Design Charrettes and models

Bob Borson —  November 28, 2012 — 15 Comments

In design charrettes, the purpose is to get participation from several team members so that a myriad of concepts and issues can be discussed and reviewed.

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Architecture can be an incredibly creative field, wildly rewarding for those who like to think outside of the box … but there is also a role for those who love architecture whose predilections and skill sets lean towards the straight and narrow. There are times when I wonder “… which one am I?”

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