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Architectural scale figures play a fairly large role in allowing people to imprint scale on to a conceptual design. Of course, this only works when the scale figures you use are the right size.

FYI – children that are capable of dancing aren’t typically 21″ tall – that’s the size of a newborn baby.

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With amazing entries submitted from around the world, I am proud to announce the winners of the 4th Annual Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition!!

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The 4th Annual Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition had another amazing turnout this year and I am proud to announce the 28 finalists that will be moving on to the final round –

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Architectural drawings do more than tell someone how to build something – when done correctly, they provide clarity. It’s not just for aesthetics.

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Hi. My name is Bob and I seem to talk about toilets a lot here at Life of an Architect. I typed “master bathroom layout designs” in to Google and what I found is alarming.

We need to talk.

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What exactly is schematic design? In short order, schematic design is the initial design phase in any project … and you get to sketch A LOT!!

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‘Voltron’ Model Table

Bob Borson —  September 8, 2014 — 11 Comments

A big model requires a big table … this is the ‘Voltron Table’ and it is, in fact, a very large table.

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