Archives For sketching

Design in a Day

Bob Borson —  July 28, 2014 — 24 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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Form Follows Fitness

Scott Taylor —  January 5, 2012 — 14 Comments

Have you noticed the amount of home gym equipment commercials that start airing this time of year? This got me thinking … what types of home workout equipment would a STARchitect design?

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Small Residential Projects

Bob Borson —  December 5, 2011 — 19 Comments

Small residential projects are very rewarding to design and work on as an architect -they present their own unique challenges but the rewards frequently far outweigh the obstacles.

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Drawing like an Architect

Bob Borson —  September 1, 2011 — 72 Comments

You don’t have to draw well to be an architect!! Sure it doesn’t hurt but let’s pull the curtain back and be honest here for a minute. Architects communicate through drawing – we aren’t making art.

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