Archives For a day in the life

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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I am in the process of designing the award for my Playhouse Design Competition – because if you consider yourself a designer, you should design everything.

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Putting in the Work

Bob Borson —  June 1, 2015 — 28 Comments

Working hard when you don’t have to is a trait that not everyone possesses.

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Convention Wife

Bob Borson —  May 21, 2015 — 23 Comments

Conventions aren’t always a lot of fun. One way to increase the likelihood that you will actually enjoy yourself, is to get yourself a convention wife.

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If you are going to be an architect, do you have to work a lot of overtime? Not necessarily. I thought it would be interesting to break down by 2014 hour by hour to see what time I spent and where I spent it.

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