Archives For Construction Observation

Is that an Oculus?

Bob Borson —  September 22, 2014 — 13 Comments

I typically try and avoid talking like an architect – particularly when I’m talking to non-architects. In this case, there is no other word other than “oculus”. Don’t know what an oculus is? You’ve come to the right place.

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Modern Residential Framing

Bob Borson —  September 4, 2014 — 29 Comments

The use of steel and framing techniques like these really goes a long way into creating the drama that people frequently associate with modern residential design.

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This is the Lantern House and I think my entry into this years event is one of my favorites. Despite the fact people will mistake it’s clarity for simplicity, it was constructed so well that I’d be happy to put this into my own backyard.

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I haven’t reported the construction progress on the CHouse Modern project in a while, but I have a detail that we are putting in at this project that is definitely worth talking about … take a look

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An update on the KHouse Modern project with an up close look a the pier and beam foundation.

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If you’re an architect and you like to get things built, getting the foundation going on a project is one of the most exciting times of a project.

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A new modern residence just broke ground and I will be featuring it through the construction process here on the site. I am calling it “The CHouse Modern” …

I know, I need to work on my project names.

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