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As an architect, I prepare drawings every day – so why is preparing drawings on your own house so terrible? There are many possibilities …

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Kate and the Fun Run

Bob Borson —  September 12, 2012 — 34 Comments

8 year old cultural prodigy Kate Borson makes an impassioned plea for help from the readers of LIfe of an Architect. If you are a fan of this site (or at least tolerate it, please read on…)

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getting technical support when you are not a technical person can be excruciating. I just went through the most painful “Technical Helpline” phone call ever when all I want to do is make my website perform better … for you.

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An Architect’s tool bag

Bob Borson —  August 20, 2012 — 86 Comments

To be an architect you have to have specific tools to get the job done. Here is a look at the ones I use most often.

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residential architects, when it comes to the design of their own home, can make for the worst of clients.

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Pencils used to be the most important tool an architect had and while that’s no longer true, I still love using pencils

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I had a working trip to southern california to visit the Bosch Experience and Design Center – but I brought the family and made an adventure out of it

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