Archives For sketching

Do Architects hang on to their sketches? I generate a lot of sketches in the process of being an architect and historically speaking, I throw them away. Am I crazy?

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While 2014 isn’t technically over yet, it isn’t going to stop me from looking back at all the articles I wrote over the year to see which ones represented the very best that 2014 had to offer.

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Delineation is a fancy word for drawings, and if you like architectural drawings, you’ve come to the right place!

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Design in a Day

Bob Borson —  July 28, 2014 — 26 Comments

“A charrette (pronounced [shuh-ret]), often Anglicized to charette or charet and sometimes called a design charrette, is an intense period of design or planning activity”.

That’s what we are talking about today …

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Ever wished your sketches looked like mine? I didn’t think so but that didn’t stop me from sharing the tips and techniques I use to get my sketches to look the way they do

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Architectural Sketches

Bob Borson —  September 26, 2013 — 22 Comments

Architects sketch as part of the process when doing there job … at least I do. There are many different styles and techniques that architects use when graphically working through problems.

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Dead Projects

Bob Borson —  September 5, 2012 — 15 Comments

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, it doesn’t count if it doesn’t get built. Projects that for one reason or another got put in the drawer only to never see the light of day again. I call these “dead projects.”

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