Unless you spend all your time conducting research, there are too many kitchen appliances to keep up with – so I went to the pro’s who know. Here is a list of what I think (with guidance from leaders in kitchen design) on the top kitchen appliances.

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Happy Easter!

Bob Borson —  April 8, 2012 — 2 Comments

Happy Easter from Life of an Architect

Happy Easter everyone!

Poem by Tom Mulhern

A materials engineer in New Zealand tries his hand at building the Japanese playhouse I designed for charity in 2010. Here are the results:

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This is the subject for today – a modern trellis, although more accurately described as a brise-soleil … a permanent vertical or horizontal sun shading device.

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Homemade Easter Float

Scott Taylor —  March 29, 2012 — 12 Comments

With a little bit of plastic, some balloons, and some spare time, you too can have the best Easter float on your block.

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Despite the fact that it is definitely showing its age, I love my house … apparently so does someone else. Someone wants to buy it and I’m not ready to sell it.

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Modern Fence – Details

Bob Borson —  March 22, 2012 — 36 Comments

Because more and more of our residential designs are about extending the inside into the yard, we want to design our fences to read more like walls. This allows us to create a visually pleasant and viably usable exterior area.

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