Ep 080: Is Architecture Art?

Is Architecture Art? THis is a question I have been asking architects for years and the answers are always interesting … The post Ep 080: Is Architecture Art? first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Ep 080: Is Architecture Art? at Life of an Architect. Source: Life of an Architect

Happy Hour at the Borson House

According to a very scientific research study, conducted by me in my kitchen laboratory – a very high percentage of architects enjoy drinking. The post Happy Hour at the Borson House first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Happy Hour at the Borson House at Life of an Architect. Source: Life of an […]

Ep 079: Designing a House

Managing design vision, personalities, budget, and construction techniques are just a few things discussed today in Episode 79 “Designing a House” The post Ep 079: Designing a House first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Ep 079: Designing a House at Life of an Architect. Source: Life of an Architect

Renderings for Residential Design

The use of digital renderings for residential design has become an integral part of the design process and valuable in client meetings and conversations. The post Renderings for Residential Design first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Renderings for Residential Design at Life of an Architect. Source: Life of an Architect

Ep 078: Redlines

“Redlines” is the word used by architects to reference the red ink that is used to mark up corrections that need to be made on architectural drawings. The post Ep 078: Redlines first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Ep 078: Redlines at Life of an Architect. Source: Life of an Architect

Printing Architectural 3D Models

Architects use 3D printers to explore ideas and for the last two weeks, we have been experimenting with the process for one of our residential projects. The post Printing Architectural 3D Models first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Printing Architectural 3D Models at Life of an Architect. Source: Life of an Architect

Virtual Conventions??

I am not certain that virtual conventions are really worthwhile. That may be a controversial statement, but I think I can stand by it even in a post-pandemic world. Today marks the start of the AIA 2021 Virtual Convention series. While I am all signed up to attend all 4 days spread out over the […]

Ep 077: Design Better

Most architects design until the drawings leave the office so why is there so much bad architecture out there? We can all aspire to Design Better. The post Ep 077: Design Better first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Ep 077: Design Better at Life of an Architect. Source: Life of an Architect

Architectural Graphics: Arrows or Ticks?

Architectural Graphics are a topic that I discuss a lot, and today is no different. Do you use arrows or tick marks at the end of your leader lines? The post Architectural Graphics: Arrows or Ticks? first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Architectural Graphics: Arrows or Ticks? at Life of an Architect. […]

Big Ideas or Technical Details?

Is the education of architecture school about the big ideas or the technical details? This is a question that has been on my mind quite a bit lately. So what should be the focus of the collegiate architecture school system? The post Big Ideas or Technical Details? first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue […]