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Whenever I review a design solution that isn’t very graceful – or doesn’t work at all

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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 — 82 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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