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?

Continue Reading...

Polishing Concrete Floors

Bob Borson —  December 4, 2012 — 41 Comments

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

Continue Reading...

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.

Continue Reading...

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.

Continue Reading...

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?”

Continue Reading...

The new Morphosis designed Perot Museum of Science and Nature designed by a Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate Thom Mayne.

Continue Reading...

Facebook Fan Pages

Bob Borson —  November 14, 2012 — 20 Comments

Facebook Fan pages … everybody seems to have them these days. Should you have one as well? Can Facebook drive people to your website like it’s the promised land? Yes and no.

Continue Reading...