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I know that not everyone who visits me here at Life of an Architect celebrates the 4th of July, but for 3,728,337 of you who do (70.17%), I thought I would take the time to wish those people a Happy Independence Day.

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Reupolstering chairs is not something that comes to mind when you think “architect” and “weekend project”. You say “crafty”, I say “handy”. Either way, this is a simple, low-cost project that literally anybody could do.

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Oh Crap … Now what?

Bob Borson —  April 8, 2013 — 20 Comments

Oh crap … now what?

Those four words go through my head more times than I care to admit … but what to do?

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Like peanut butter and chocolate, two great things that go great together are design quotes and hand-drawn scale figures.

What do you mean you’ve never heard of that before?

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Architect + Architect = ??

Bob Borson —  February 11, 2013 — 81 Comments

What happens with two people from a creative field get together and have a baby? I have predicted the most likely outcome from that union … and the results might surprise you -

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What would the Holiday cards from my favorite architects look like? I started to wonder what sort of Holiday captions would I find on greeting cards I received from famous architects.

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Dating an Architect

Bob Borson —  October 1, 2012 — 161 Comments

Thinking about dating an architect based on what you’ve seen on TV? Here is some “inside” information on the character traits of almost every classically trained architect walking the planet.

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