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What does an architect do for fun?
Sounds like the beginning of a joke doesn’t it? Well, the jokes on me because the answer is “spend the weekend at the office modeling my house in 3D.”

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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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Finally … the 2012 Life of an Architect Playhouse design for the Dallas CASA Parade of Playhouses is revealed, (might even be the best one yet!)

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Creating realistic renderings in SketchUp is easier (and quicker and cheaper) than you think.

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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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The design and construction drawings for this years Dallas CASA Playhouse are finally done. Hard to believe there are so many drawings to build something so small.

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The Bug House

Bob Borson —  April 26, 2011 — 16 Comments

This is my design for the 2011 Dallas CASA Parade of Playhouses charity event. This playhouse is called the ‘Bug House’ and if my daughter is correct, it will be very popular.

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