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We are all busy but I think people need to say “yes” more often. Somebody thinks you can help them, that you have a skill they need, that you can make things better.
That’s pretty cool when you think about it.

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AEC Cares is turning its attention towards a non-profit children’s day care in Englewood, a community on Chicago’s South Side as the focus of its fourth annual event – projectChicago – an event that coincides with the American Institute of Architects National Convention.

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With entries submitted from around the world, I am proud to announce the winners of the 3rd Annual Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition!!

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It’s time for the 3rd Annual Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition. I know, my mind is blown as well.
Read more to see the constructed playhouses from last the 2013 winners and how to register yourself to this free design competition.

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IF YOU BUILD IT

Bob Borson —  March 6, 2014 — 19 Comments

IF YOU BUILD IT follows designer – activists Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller to rural Bertie County, in North Carolina, where they work with local high school students to help transform their community through design.

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Goals versus Resolutions

Bob Borson —  January 6, 2014 — 21 Comments

Let me go on the record as saying that I HATE New Years resolutions. According to the people who keep track of these sorts of things at the US Government, these are the most popular resolutions that are made every year:

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The costs associated with becoming a licensed architect are out of control. Ever wondered what it costs – both in terms of time AND money – to become an architect? You’ll probably be amazed once the information is actually laid out from beginning to end …

Have a tissue ready, it isn’t pretty.

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