Architects and Coffee

Bob Borson —  January 13, 2014 — 141 Comments

Let me get this out-of-the-way right up front – most architects I know drink coffee.
A LOT of coffee.
In fact, most of them are snobby and frequently a-holes about the coffee they drink … if Grey Poupon made coffee, architects would drink it.

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Sometimes your fly is down, or you have something stuck in your teeth. Wouldn’t you want someone to tell you? In the professional world, the answer is always yes.

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Goals versus Resolutions

Bob Borson —  January 6, 2014 — 21 Comments

Let me go on the record as saying that I HATE New Years resolutions. According to the people who keep track of these sorts of things at the US Government, these are the most popular resolutions that are made every year:

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2013 has been a year of change, so terrific … and some kind of sucky. In order to look forward to 2014, we need to look back at 2013. What exactly happened and where are we going – these are good questions.

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It’s that time a year again, I’m starting to run out of ideas and my office is flooded with greeting cards wishing us a ‘Happy Holiday’, ‘Merry Christmas’, or ‘Seasons Greetings’. I started to wonder what would the holiday cards from my favorite “Master Architects” look like?
Hilarious, that’s what they’d look like.

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An Electrician’s Bag

Bob Borson —  December 18, 2013 — 5 Comments

What equipment does an electrician need to do their job? I don’t know the name of most of these tools but I want all of them …

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Despite the urban legends that you’ve heard about that person who stayed awake for 6 straight days to finish his project, Architecture school is terrific. Here are a few tips that can help make your experience in architecture studio that much better rewarding

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