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Refinishing Concrete Floors

Bob Borson —  December 3, 2012 — 34 Comments

Grinding and polishing my concrete floors technically started as an idea 4 years ago … but the time to do this properly came, and I’m not sure I was completely prepared for what that meant.

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It’s only been a week but there is a lot that has happened … including a hit to the contingency fund. Twice.

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Modern stairs are governed by million rules and regulations – designing one that looks simple is anything but simple.

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My next big modern project starts off with a problem right in the very beginning. Not only does it delay the project, it has a hefty price tag …

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#patiocontractorfail

Scott Taylor —  April 12, 2012 — 19 Comments

Getting a patio built is super easy – especially if you’re an architect with connections right?! Not so much…

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Sexy Retaining Wall

Bob Borson —  March 1, 2012 — 28 Comments

Retaining walls are boring, lets be honest about that shall we? But with a little bit of thought, you can make this beast of burden into something that makes a powerful design statement. I will show you how.

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Last week I was confused for an actual member of the media and was invited to tour the new Morphosis designed Perot Museum of Nature & Science building. This was the first time they have allowed pictures to be taken so I hope you enjoy

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