Notre Dame Cathedral – A Tragic Fire

4 days 12 hours ago
On April 14th, a fire rampaged through Notre Dame Cathedral causing substantial damage. I am profoundly saddened by this event and wanted to take a moment to remember the reasons why I love this building so much.
Bob Borson

022: Residential Construction Costs

5 days 18 hours ago
Residential construction costs are not that complicated unless you really want to make them that way. There are some general broad stroke pieces of information that if you know them, you will not be surprised when it comes time to plan your budget.
Bob Borson

Master Bathroom … Again

1 week 4 days ago
Apparently, I don’t like myself very much. I am basing this on all the evidence I have on hand  … and I use the word “evidence” because the master bathroom in my current home is a crime scene. Not an actual crime scene, (although I would not have been surprised to find an amputated finger […]
Bob Borson

021: Making an Architect

2 weeks 5 days ago
Becoming an architect is the dream of many people, but it is rare that these individuals learn enough about themselves and what it means to be an architect prior to finding themselves in a position to have to make the decision to actually become an architect.
Bob Borson

Stairs are Complicated

3 weeks 4 days ago
Some of the most complicated and underappreciated architectural drawings to ever exist are those depicting stairs. While I will readily concede that part of me likes the technical challenges that come from detailing stairs, the vast majority of me loathes preparing them.Unless the stairs are cool.
Bob Borson
8 hours 54 minutes ago
Life of an Architect
Subscribe to Life of an Architect feed