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Every year I design a playhouse for charity – and every year I publish the construction drawings for that playhouse. Take a look at what construction drawings look like for a small structure – you might be surprised to see much detail and information go into these drawings.

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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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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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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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I was fortunate enough to get an early look at the latest project by Renzo Piano – the Fort Worth Kimbell Art Museum expansion. Most of these images have not been seen before so I thought I would share them with you. Enjoy.

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Continuing the conversation about Architectural Graphic Standards and what architectural firms convey in their construction drawings

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