bobborson

Bob Borson

I'm a Dallas based architect specializing in Modern Architecture, previous Dallas AIA 'Young Architect of the Year', and pin-up model.

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working through ideas on a display system for a retail project currently on the boards . . . . . . . #lifeofanarchitect #whatthisarchitectdoes #sketching #tracepaper #sharpie #prismacolor #steel #wood #glass #design
We are talking “Low-Cost Modern Houses” on the latest podcast [link in bio] with special guest, my good friend Eric Reinholdt from @30by40 . . . . . . #lifeofanarchitect #podcast #lowcostmodernhome #modern #moderndesign #whatthisarchitectdoes #loaa
Plugging along on a Friday - I’m in a great mood - Hope you are as well! . . . . . . . #lifeofanarchitect #whatthisarchitectdoes #sketching #design #renovation #robertamstern #sharpie #tracepaper #jammingout
In the latest Life of an Architect podcast AND blog post, Landon and I sit down to discuss “A Survivor’s Guide to Architecture School”. One of the subjects is the outdated and sometimes vitriolic jury process. Link in bio. . . . . . . #lifeofanarchitect #whatthisarchitectdoes #architectureschool #podcast
I’ve been vandalized!! “My father did this. I’m sorry I told him it’s a yellow beard but he said it was “ok” - Audrey “ Thanks for having my back little Audrey. . . . . . . #lifeofanarchitect #onmydesk #vandalism #Imleavingit #bobblehead #architect #architectsoffice
Is “Redline Friday” a thing? Let’s pretend that it is ... . . . . . . #whatthisarchitectdoes #lifeofanarchitect #onmydesk #loaa #sketching #redlines #architectsoffice
Quick sketch to make a phone call a bit easier . . . . . . #whatthisarchitectdoes #lifeofanarchitect #onmydesk #loaa #sketching #5minutesketch #architecture #design
In a small architectural office like mine, this is what the floor behind your desk looks like on billing day. #thingstheydontteachyouinarchitectureschool . . . . . . . #lifeofanarchitect #whatthisarchitectdoes #onmydesk #billing #drainedlifeforce
Basswood architectural models are the best - this little guy is of a Japanese-themed playhouse I designed years ago ... and now it lives on sitting on my desk. The full size version was built by @bufordhawthorne but that one won’t fit on my desk. . . . . . . #architecturalmodel #basswood #architect #design #playhouse #whatthisarchitectdoes #lifeofanarchitect #onmydesk
One of my favorite views of the cabin - love the color palette, rock stairs, steel plate overhang and concrete all playing nice with one another . . . . . . . #whatthisarchitectdoes #modern #cabin #concrete #steel #metalsiding #moderncabin #lifeofanarchitect #loaa
I have just a few business cards to pass out ... OR every time I’m done with my gum and didn’t keep the wrapper . . . . . . . #businesscards #whysomany #lifeofanarchitect #loaa
One of our current projects ... definitely NOT modern. Our Summer interns (Virginia from USC, Griffin from Univ. of Texas, and Miranda from Univ. Of Arkansas) are killing it! . . . . . . . #whatthisarchitectdoes #design #lifeofanarchitect #usc #utsoa #fjsoa #model #modelmaking #modelmakingskills #residentialmodel #architectureinternship #oldschool #theyrock
Architectural sketchbooks are not just for sketching buildings and details - they are for recording the items that inspire you. What’s in your sketchbook?? Sketch of ‘The Starry Night’ 1889 by Vincent Van Gogh. Part of my ongoing research for our next podcast on sketching . . . . . . . #lifeofanarchitect #sketchbook #prismacolor #sharpie #inspiration #vincentvangogh #art #whatthisarchitectdoes
Looking through sketchbooks while doing some research for an upcoming podcast - any interest in talking about sketching? . . . . . . #lifeofanarchitect #whatthisarchitectdoes #sketching #sketchbook #design #sharpie #prismacolor
Latest podcast from Life of an Architect where we discuss “The College Years” ... including the importance of spending your electives wisely (instead of taking Kung Fu) link is in my bio Also, if you have a moment, shoot us a rating on iTunes so we can keep this party going!
55 degrees and I’m still wearing flip-flops ... ‘cause I’m on vacation! These lobsters are probably not having as good of a time. . . . . . . . #lifeofanarchitect #whatthisarchitectdoes #rechargemybatteries #lobster #Maine #swansisland #loaa #og #vacation
Walking through knee-deep mud at low tide, followed by required fluid intake, with an appropriately themed koozy . . . . . . . #dontzoomin #coldbeer #maine #loaa #lifeofanarchitect #whatthisarchitectdoes
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