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Every year I design a playhouse for charity – and every year I publish the construction drawings for that playhouse. Take a look at what construction drawings look like for a small structure – you might be surprised to see much detail and information go into these drawings.

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Every year, the AEC Cares event coincides with the American Institute of Architects National Convention, which is taking place this year in Atlanta, Georgia.

AEC Cares projectAtlanta is taking place next Wednesday, May 13th and if you would like to participate in this amazing transformation, read on –

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With amazing entries submitted from around the world, I am proud to announce the winners of the 4th Annual Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition!!

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Bob Borson —  November 3, 2014 — 14 Comments

Digital Communications for the Small Architectural Firm (or any small firm for that matter) is something that I will be presenting on at the 75th Annual Texas Society of Architect Convention and Design Expo. I’ll also be talking about the money – the thing people seem to care about the most.

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I just got back from a 4 day trip to the Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic, where I went down to take a look at a neighborhood school to see if we could add a 3rd story onto the existing facilities … and I performed hip replacement surgery just for kicks.

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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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The Hollow Tree Playhouse – a 2014 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition winner. Take a look at this winning design, the construction drawings, and the construction photos.

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