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Ever wondered what going to architecture was really like? There are a lot of stories about going to architecture school – the long hours, the absolute dedication, the commitment needed to complete the program … and guess what? They are all true.

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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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Projects in architectural school tend to be somewhat outrageous – designing something to exist on the dark side of the moon isn’t all that unlikely. But what is the point of designing these incredibly odd and silly projects?

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An inspirational story of how someone who dreamed of going to architecture school actually made it happen. This is the two year email exchange between me and Jordan – a welder from North Carolina.

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Leadership

Bob Borson —  July 14, 2014 — 33 Comments

Leadership is one of those words that people throw around a lot but I’m not sure people stop to think about what it really means.

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Being an Architect

Bob Borson —  July 10, 2014 — 22 Comments

I get asked a lot of questions related to what’s it like to be an architect? or “How do a I spend my day?” In an effort to help people understand what it’s like to work with me, I’ve answered a few questions that I get asked the most.

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We are all busy but I think people need to say “yes” more often. Somebody thinks you can help them, that you have a skill they need, that you can make things better.
That’s pretty cool when you think about it.

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