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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 — 49 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 — 62 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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Architects should sketch. You may not think you are very good at sketching but if it helps you work through your thoughts, I would argue that you are in fact, very good at sketching.

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Once you decide to leave your job, you’ll need an exit strategy – it’s the best way to protect your reputation while leaving on a positive note.

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It’s never easy to say goodbye but after 11 years at my current job, that’s exactly what is happening

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