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The Tools of an Architect

Bob Borson —  February 8, 2016 — 30 Comments

Architects come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and as a result, we all use different tools to get the job done. When I sit back and really think about what I absolutely need to do my job, these are the items that matter most.

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Architects and Pumpkins

Bob Borson —  October 29, 2015 — 23 Comments

Are Architects naturally predisposed to be good at designing and carving pumpkins?

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What is it like to be an architect? Architecture in the real world is a lot different than people think. Does school prepare you for being an architect?

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Architectural Redlines

Bob Borson —  February 16, 2015 — 43 Comments

Redlines.

It’s just a word but if you are in certain circles, it’s a powerful word. “Redlines” is all you have to say to either send some into some form of post traumatic stress disorder

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Do Architects hang on to their sketches? I generate a lot of sketches in the process of being an architect and historically speaking, I throw them away. Am I crazy?

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If you are going to be an architect, do you have to work a lot of overtime? Not necessarily. I thought it would be interesting to break down by 2014 hour by hour to see what time I spent and where I spent it.

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I’ve been doing a lot of traveling around lately and when I can, I check out the local school of Architecture. Today I am taking a look at the University of Maryland School of Architecture

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