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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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There are some words of advice that have stuck with me over the years – some were specific to be ing an architect, some were generic to being a decent human being. I’ve assembled as many as I could think of here just for you.

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A look at the three winners of the 2013 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition: Thanh Ho Phuong, Katie Friesen, Sarah Fox. I very much appreciated their participation and wanted to introduce them to you.

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I have been invited by the AIA Dallas Associates Committee to participate in their summer series called “Architecture on Tap.” Basically a handful of people sit in front of a bunch of other people and we all drink beer and talk about something – in this case, our topic will be ‘New Roads for Architectural Engagement’.

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