Archives For a day in the life

What does the gestation period of an elephant, and the word “melancholy” have in common?

A sort of heartache that only architects suffer.

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Architects have a skill set that lends itself to doing cool stuff … don’t waste it.

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Quite literally the worst thing I could think of is having a job and a life where one only began when the other one ended. I hope you enjoy what you do enough that you have trouble separating one from the other as well.

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There are a lot of reasons why I like being an architect, but mostly I like my job because it hardly feels like working.

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I don’t ever wonder why I am became an architect, just like I don’t ever wonder why I didn’t become something else … like an astronaut, or a belly dancer. It’s because I don’t have the skills to be those other things (despite any stories you might have heard about the “belly dancing”)

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My Day in a Wheelchair

Bob Borson —  July 27, 2015 — 26 Comments

It should be noted that I am not disabled in any way … but I still spent the day in a wheelchair. What I learned from the experience had a profound experience on me.

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Being an architect has its up’s and down’s … and the skill set we develop in an effort to become better architects can actually make every day adventures out of the most mundane activities … like taking a shower.

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