Archives For Architects

An inspirational story of how someone who dreamed of going to architecture school actually made it happen. This is the two year email exchange between me and Jordan – a welder from North Carolina.

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Architects and Integrity

Bob Borson —  August 11, 2014 — 32 Comments

I spend a lot of time in the shower thinking … the question I think about the most is “Am I making things better?”

… and Integrity plays a big role in the process of answering that question.

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What does an architect do for fun?
Sounds like the beginning of a joke doesn’t it? Well, the jokes on me because the answer is “spend the weekend at the office modeling my house in 3D.”

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In a very surprising manner, architects from all over the world share information about their personal lives. The information is interesting, entertaining, and best of all – not boring.

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What happens with two people from a creative field get together and make a baby? In a very scientific study, I have predicted the most likely outcome

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Should I be an Architect?

Bob Borson —  February 10, 2014 — 49 Comments

The last several years have been hard on the architectural profession. The tone of the questions I receive have shifted from “Should I become an Architect?” to “Why should I become an Architect?”

Here are my reasons for being an architect.

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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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