A reoccurring segment here on Life of an Architect – Lunchtime Architectural Products – a small collection of the best handful of architectural or design products I discover or review

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What did you want to be when you grew up? This is an easy question for me to answer because I have always wanted to be an Architect – even before I knew that the word architect existed

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Last week I decided to take my lunch break downtown while walking around the Morphosis designed Museum of Nature and Science. The project appears to be coming along very nicely and scheduled to open in early 2013.

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The activity of writing content for this blog three times a week for the last 18 months has helped me work on my communication skills. I may not be great but I am better now than I was when this experiment started. The important part is that I am talking to people.

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Fireplaces

Bob Borson —  November 1, 2011 — 15 Comments

When the weather turns chilly, there is something magical about having a fire. There is no denying the ambiance that is created from fireplaces so I thought I would show you some of the fireplaces we typically specify in addition to one very special – and super cool – fireplace.

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What are some of the more common wood species used in modern design? There are plenty to choose from but these are my top three choices:

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The interior finishes are coming into place and today we take a look at some amazing feature walls

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