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I just returned from an initial schematic design and programming meeting up in Wisconsin with some new clients, and I’ll be honest, it wasn’t like any initial meeting I have ever had.

There was a lot sketching, beer, and meat sticks involved.

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I spend a lot of time making my construction drawings look like I spent a lot of time on them.

Makes perfect sense to me. It sends a message to the contractors who build my projects – “Pay attention, this is important!”

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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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What does an architect do for fun?
Sounds like the beginning of a joke doesn’t it? Well, the jokes on me because the answer is “spend the weekend at the office modeling my house in 3D.”

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With entries submitted from around the world, I am proud to announce the winners of the 3rd Annual Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition!!

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The 3rd Annual Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition had an amazing turnout this year and I am proud to announce the 20 finalists that will be moving on to the final round -

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The Lantern House

Bob Borson —  May 12, 2014 — 19 Comments

So here is a look at my playhouse design for 2014 … This is the 7th playhouse I’ve designed and built in 5 years, and I’m just as excited about this one and any of the previous 6. I’m calling it ‘The Lantern House’.

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