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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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Want to get a job working in an architect’s office? What exactly do you need to do? Learn about the things I look for in a potential new employee – and you might just find yourself getting an offer for every single job you interview.

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Designing for Others

Bob Borson —  July 7, 2014 — 37 Comments

Being able to design projects for other people – and include them in the process – is part of what makes you a pro. The more involvement I can get out of a client, the better the project will be.

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Just do what I tell you

Bob Borson —  October 7, 2013 — 26 Comments

Do architects have their own agenda or are they trying to protect the client from themselves?

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Architectural Project Book

Bob Borson —  September 5, 2013 — 19 Comments

What is an Architectural Project Book?
Well, it’s a little like an architectural portfolio but for for grownups, they cost too much money to make, and you give them away.

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The Architect’s Ego

Bob Borson —  June 20, 2013 — 26 Comments

The “Architect’s Ego” … most architects think it’s a birthright that comes with the license. If you’re a contractor, engineer or interior designer you’ve experienced it. If you’re a client – I’m here to tell you that you want it.

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A properly prepared legal agreement between owner and architect will clearly communicate a project’s terms and conditions, determine responsibilities of each party and set expectations for schedule and payment for services. It is one of the most important steps in the architectural process is one that, once completed, will hopefully never be seen again.

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