74 episodes

A gifted storyteller communicating the role and value of architecture to a new audience, host Bob Borson uses the experiences acquired over a 25-year career to inform his podcast.



A small firm owner, architect, and college design instructor, co-host Andrew Hawkins brings his insight from his 20 years in various roles within the profession.



It responds to the public curiosity and common misunderstanding about what architects do and how it is relevant to people’s lives, engaging a wide demographic of people in a meaningful way without requiring an understanding of the jargon or knowledge of the history of the profession.



With a creative mix of humor and practicality, Borson’s stories are informative, engaging, and approachable, using first-person narratives and anecdotes that have introduced transparency into what it really means to be a practicing architect.



To learn more about Bob, Andrew, and what life is like as an architect, please visit Lifeofanarchitect.com

Life of an Architect Bob Borson and Andrew Hawkins

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    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

A gifted storyteller communicating the role and value of architecture to a new audience, host Bob Borson uses the experiences acquired over a 25-year career to inform his podcast.



A small firm owner, architect, and college design instructor, co-host Andrew Hawkins brings his insight from his 20 years in various roles within the profession.



It responds to the public curiosity and common misunderstanding about what architects do and how it is relevant to people’s lives, engaging a wide demographic of people in a meaningful way without requiring an understanding of the jargon or knowledge of the history of the profession.



With a creative mix of humor and practicality, Borson’s stories are informative, engaging, and approachable, using first-person narratives and anecdotes that have introduced transparency into what it really means to be a practicing architect.



To learn more about Bob, Andrew, and what life is like as an architect, please visit Lifeofanarchitect.com

    Ep 074: Architectural Memories that Matter

    Ep 074: Architectural Memories that Matter

    There are a handful of moments in a person’s professional life that really make an impact, and today we are discussing "Architectural Memories That Matter"

    Ep 073: Being Your Own Boss

    Ep 073: Being Your Own Boss

    Most architects dream of having their own architectural firm - There are many reasons why this makes sense, but it isn’t the right path for everyone.

    Ep 072: Architectural Disconnect

    Ep 072: Architectural Disconnect

    We are going to be talking about the fantasy of being an architect versus reality. Welcome to episode 72 “Architectural Disconnect”

    Ep 071: Architects on the Job Site

    Ep 071: Architects on the Job Site

    For an Architect, being on the job site is a vital part of their work process, but job site visits are a series of obligations fraught with increased liability.

    Ep 070: Dirty Side to Clean Buildings

    Ep 070: Dirty Side to Clean Buildings

    When discussing the dirty side to clean buildings, we are focusing on Material Health and Transparency as it pertains to the practice of architecture

    Ep 069: Better Faster Cheaper

    Ep 069: Better Faster Cheaper

    You've heard the phrase “Better, Faster, Cheaper, you can have 2” but is that true? This is really a conversation about quantity, quality, and ultimately value.

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Feels like sitting with friends.

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Episode 40!

This podcast gets a five star “new car smell” rating. Digging the new vibes for a new year. Keep up the great work (and bring back the five star rating outro!).

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