Archives For a day in the life

Architecture is not a trade, it’s a craft … and to become any good at it, you are going to have to get it wrong for awhile

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Architects and the AIA

Bob Borson —  December 9, 2013 — 36 Comments

If you receive any sort of professional correspondence from me, you will see three letters after my name …

Robert Borson, AIA

But what do they mean and why are they so important?

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Experiencing a robbery is a terrible thing, you feel violated and vulnerable. How is it possible to come out of a tragedy and feel thankful?

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Continuing the conversation about Architectural Graphic Standards and what architectural firms convey in their construction drawings

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The fall of the Berlin wall, an attempted coup d’├ętat, a brush with the KGB … This and more as I look at the letters, post cards, and diaries that chronicled my trip through Europe as a 22 year old architecture student.

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Just do what I tell you

Bob Borson —  October 7, 2013 — 26 Comments

Do architects have their own agenda or are they trying to protect the client from themselves?

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Meetings are a Waste of Time

Bob Borson —  September 19, 2013 — 34 Comments

Despite how much I like to talk, I think most meetings are a complete waste of time. At least half of the meetings I sit in on, nothing is really happening other than the swapping of stories. One on hand that’s okay because I’m like the Pecos Bill of story swapping, I simply don’t have the time for it anymore.

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