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"diy For Architects": This Parametric Brick Facade

With their latest facade construction, Iranian architecture firm Sstudiomm explores the potential that brick can offer by utilizing parametric archite ...

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Sydney Park Water Re-use Project / Turf Design Studio, Envir

Much has been achieved over the past two decades to transform the Sydney Park site from its former post-industrial history and waste disposal, into 44 ...

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Workforce Housing Buildings In Newark

Workforce Housing, Newark Buildings, New Jersey Homes and Retail Architecture, Images Workforce Housing Buildings in Newark Teachers Village in NJ, US ...

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White Wolf Hotel

The objective was, from the starting point, holistic. Since the first moment we knew this was going to be a special project. The challenge to create a ...

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Don?t Let the Internet Design Your Project

For some people, when I post process sketches, I make their head explode. What I clearly need is for the Internet to save me from myself and the horri ...

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017: Quitting Your Job

It happens to almost all of us eventually, and for pretty much everybody, the experience ranges from unpleasant to downright panic-inducing ? so get y ...

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Turn Up the Music in Studio ? Dec?18 Mix

Architecture and Music ... they go together extremely well as music frequently fuels the creative process and there are few things I enjoy more than ...

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011: An Architect?s Salary

So how much money do architects make" They\'re all rich, right" Well, that\'s the topic today and we are going to take a look at how best to ...

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The Bauhaus and Me

I am heading out to Weimar for the next 7 days to take part in the celebration of the 99th anniversary of the Bauhaus movement. ...

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Architectural T-Shirts

There are currently 58 “draft” articles on my site – some are fairly recent and some go back years. There are any number of reasons ...

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010: What Makes You a Designer

There are many things I do during a typical day ? designing ?stuff? is just one very small portion ? but I still consider myself a designer more so th ...

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Just Draw it Up

There is a request that I receive a few times a week that I thought I would finally talk about in an effort to shed some light on a fairly taboo subje ...

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009: The ?Low Cost Modern House?

With their clarity often confused with simplicity, modern houses require a far greater attention to execution and as a result, seem to surprise everyo ...

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008: Top Ten Reasons to be an Architect

If you are interested in becoming an architect, what are the best reasons to pursue your dream" The field of architecture can be extremely reward ...

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007: A Survivor?s Guide to Architecture School

Fall is just around the corner and that means it\'s time for students around the country to return to their desk at architecture school. For most, thi ...

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Turn Up the Music in Studio

Architecture and Music ... they go together extremely well as music frequently fuels the creative process and there are few things I enjoy more than ...

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006: Inside an Architect?s Office

Architectural offices do a lot more than simply provide a space in which the occupants do their job ... they represent the culture of the office and p ...

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Watch Your Mouth

It\'s always good advice to be mindful of the things you say to other people ... but you should really be careful about the things you write because j ...

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Architects and Chefs ? Episode 0005

In this fifth episode of the Life of an Architect podcast, Landon and I take on the topic of Architects and cooking and how those two things come toge ...

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Please Don?t Mess Up My Cabin

It doesn’t happen very often these days but I had a first … I had an extended stay in one of my projects after the client had taken posses ...

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Episode 0004 ? Architects and Traveling

Architects like to travel, at least that’s what all my friends who are architects would like you to believe. While I will agree that this is a t ...

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The Competitive Bid Process

I can tell you with absolute clarity, that when you find yourself, either as an architect, or a client, being in a position to select your contractor ...

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Sketching ? Episode 0003

Sketching is a hot topic regardless of the people having the discussion, but I have learned over the last nine years of writing this site that sketchi ...

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Inspiration and Inadequacy ? All at Once

It is Sunday night and I find myself sitting in my usual location preparing to write the next post on Life of an Architect … except I am expe ...

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The College Years ? Episode 0002

In this second episode of the Life of an Architect podcast, we turn our attention towards the college years. I graduated from the University of Texas ...

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Episode 0001 ? Character Development

Life of an Architect has finally entered the podcasting world! In the first episode, Bob Borson and Landon Williams discuss why they decided to start ...

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Life of an Architect ? The Inevitable has Arrived

The inevitable has arrived. I am officially bored with blogging, and it only took 8 years, 5 months, 8 days, and 854 blog posts to get here. I can sti ...

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Conference Calls are Killing Me

Conference calls are killing me - they are time-wasting black-holes of people not doing what they were supposed to do when they were supposed to do it ...

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3 Pieces of Advice ? and Pulled Pork

Three pieces of advice that have the longevity and clarity that you can benefit from for the rest of your life ... as well as an exceptional pulled po ...

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Technology is Amazing

If you are an architect, technology is a way of life ... but despite knowing this information, I am frequently amazed by just how amazing technology a ...

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It?s all Fun and Games

You only turn 50 once, so that means throwing a party. If you are an architect, that also means you\'d better get to work on your house before everyon ...

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Memories from Architecture Studio

Does anybody remember “mixtapes”" For those of you born after 1995, mixtapes were traditionally self-assembled arrangements of songs ...

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Modern Wood Rainscreen

There is something about a clean and simple wood “screen” that is suspended off the face of the wall that is at the same time both modern ...

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Architectural Sketches 003 ? Japanese Playhouse

Architectural sketches typically fall into two distinctive camps (other than “Great!” or “terrible”) and the relative purpose ...

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Being an Architect is Hell ? The Ongoing Descent

Being an architect is hell for any countless number of reasons, but one of the most prevalent reasons is that architects everywhere are assaulted visu ...

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Architectural Blogging ? It isn?t for Everyone

My computer is dying … I am systematically killing it with all the stuff I keep on here. One of the things that frequently happens when you wr ...

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If You?re Not Having Fun, then You?re Doing Something Wrong

“If you go on vacation to Ireland and don’t enjoy yourself, then that’s your fault.” This is what a man told me as I sat in th ...

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Architectural Sketches 002 ? The Series

About 30 days and thousands of sketches later, it\'s time for the next round of Architectural Sketches - The Series. While I think adding "The Se ...

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Website for an Architect

Architectural websites are terrible - everybody knows this. Most architectural websites are created to impress other architects and designers and as a ...

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Architectural Redlines During Design

The education of an architect is a lengthy and challenging process. Even after graduating, there is a period of time when the graduates of architectur ...

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On-Site Architectural Photography

Architectural Photography can make or break a project when it comes to telling a story. It\'s not just about taking pretty pictures, it\'s about telli ...

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Architectural Sketches ? The Series

The vast majority of sketches I produce are not fit for public consumption. I talk a lot as I am sketching and the drawing I create simply reinforces ...

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The Year was 1980-Something

There are few moments in your life where the time span between the current and younger version of yourself collides. I had such a moment when I met he ...

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Metal Shelf of Awesomeness

It all started with a party – getting ready for one to be exact. It is not lost on me that it always seems to take having people over before you ...

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Somehow, 2018 Feels Different

There is a lot to be excited about as I look ahead to all the exciting things that are lined up for 2018. While I don\'t have a crystal ball, things a ...

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A Proper Holiday Cocktail

With Christmas happening in just a few days, my email inbox is getting choked out with digital holiday cards from companies that I am almost 100% posi ...

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Looking back ?

Hindsight is 20/20, or so the phrase goes. If you could go back in time, would you change anything" ...

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How Architects Talk to One Another

Architects have their own vocabulary, one I typically try to avoid, but we all understand what it means when you bring pen and paper together and star ...

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What to Get an Architect for Christmas [2017]

The only thing worse than shopping for someone who has everything is shopping for an architect. They suck to shop for because they are exceedingly par ...

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What to Get an Architect for Christmas (2016)

In the 7th annual "What to get an Architect for Christmas" post, I can guarantee you will have success shopping for the special, overly-pick ...