Planning and Zoning departments are not supposed to control material selections … they are supposed to control what sort of building type can go where and its physical relationship to surrounding properties.Since when did they get to start regulating what materials I can use?

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Taking a good picture requires skill but it all begins with how a shot gets framed … and that takes creativity. A look at the amazing architectural photography of Matthew Carbone.

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Giant Leopard Moth

Bob Borson —  September 12, 2011 — 26 Comments

This is a Giant Leopard Moth … until Saturday night, not only had I never seen one before, I have never heard of one before … then I found one in my bathroom.

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taking a look at 100% Design London – a showcase of a vast range of weird and wonderful materials from wood and plastic to embroidered wallpaper and steel cladding.

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London Architecture Guide

Bob Borson —  September 7, 2011 — 22 Comments

Like any respectable architect, I have been doing my homework. In two weeks, I am heading off on a quick 5-day trip to London so I put together a list of some places I would like to visit while in town.

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Blog of an Architect

Bob Borson —  September 7, 2011 — 15 Comments

Blog of an Architect: More interactive than a traditional website, social media allows you to target your audience

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Drawing like an Architect

Bob Borson —  September 1, 2011 — 65 Comments

You don’t have to draw well to be an architect!! Sure it doesn’t hurt but let’s pull the curtain back and be honest here for a minute. Architects communicate through drawing – we aren’t making art.

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