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Honor Awards

Bob Borson —  August 21, 2015 — 39 Comments

I found out that I received a 2015 Texas Society of Architects Honor Award – which is a really big deal. But rather than focus on that, I’d like to focus on something that really matters …

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There are a lot of reasons why I like being an architect, but mostly I like my job because it hardly feels like working.

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What does the typical architect’s day look like? Depends on how you define “typical”. In today’s post, you get to follow me around for a day to see what a typical day is like for this architect

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Most people think getting older is a bad thing but I’m here to tell you that getting older is awesome! In recognition of my 46th birthday, here is my list of the Top 10 Reasons why Getting Older is Awesome

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Should I be an Architect?

Bob Borson —  February 10, 2014 — 97 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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The fall of the Berlin wall, an attempted coup d’├ętat, a brush with the KGB … This and more as I look at the letters, post cards, and diaries that chronicled my trip through Europe as a 22 year old architecture student.

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An Architect’s Bag

Bob Borson —  August 19, 2013 — 63 Comments

I thought it would be interesting to show people what I carry around in my “architectural” bag. I’ve seen posts like this before and while being a little bit voyeuristic, I typically find them interesting – I hope you do as well. Plus, there’s a special request at the end …

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