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Honor Awards

Bob Borson —  August 21, 2015 — 39 Comments

I found out that I received a 2015 Texas Society of Architects Honor Award – which is a really big deal. But rather than focus on that, I’d like to focus on something that really matters …

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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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Architecture is a business built on the abilities and creative talents of the architect. As a result, architecture is a personality driven process so understanding the favorite things of an architect let’s you understand the architect.

That’s pretty deep.

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What does the typical architect’s day look like? Depends on how you define “typical”. In today’s post, you get to follow me around for a day to see what a typical day is like for this architect

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We, Myself and I

Bob Borson —  November 17, 2014 — 29 Comments

Are architects bad at sharing? The word “I” is a take credit type of word, while saying “we” is a sharing credit type of word.

How often do you say “I when you could have said “We”?

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Projects in architectural school tend to be somewhat outrageous – designing something to exist on the dark side of the moon isn’t all that unlikely. But what is the point of designing these incredibly odd and silly projects?

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A lot of long hours and hard work went into this moment … I can’t even begin to describe how exciting it is to finally get your name on the door.

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