Archives For Architects

What exactly is schematic design? In short order, schematic design is the initial design phase in any project … and you get to sketch A LOT!!

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Want to get a job working in an architect’s office? What exactly do you need to do? Learn about the things I look for in a potential new employee – and you might just find yourself getting an offer for every single job you interview.

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I thought it would be particularly good timing to bring up the idea of working on short term goals and they value – and satisfaction – that they can bring to your career.

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As a result of exhaustive research, I have concluded that the only people how hate the word “Intern” are interns … but this is a problem for all of us in the architectural profession and we need to do something about it before it’s too late.

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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 — 33 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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