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Why Is It Important for Architects to Sketch?

It might be obvious, but I’ll say it anyway – Drawing is one of the most important skills of the architect. Today we’ll talk about why. 1,475 more words

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I had a meeting with my adviser earlier this week. In our meetings, my adviser shows me a little spreadsheet of all the classes I’ve taken and all the classes that I have yet to take. 227 more words


Q&A #1 - Do I HAVE to Be Good at Drawing to Survive in Architecture School?

“Do you have to be good at drawing to survive in Architecture School?”

This question comes from Sup, one of our followers on Twitter. She is a high school architecture student hopeful, and her concern is one… 492 more words

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What Can You Expect to Learn in Architecture School? – PART 2

This is the 2nd part of a multi-part series about “What You Can Expect to Learn in Architecture School”. In the first post we discussed… 769 more words

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10 Weeks into School

It’s been about five weeks since my first critique, and barely two days since my second. Perhaps it is odd to measure my time in architecture school in such a manner, but those are important milestones to me – facing the critique panel can feel akin to judgement. 818 more words

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What Can You Expect to Learn in Architecture School? - PART 1

We all know design school is a needed stepping stone to be the successful architect of our dreams. But have you ever stopped to wonder how and why your school teaches architecture the way it does? 1,327 more words

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A quick word of advice to any new student...

“Certainties for architecture students are few. The architecture curriculum is a perplexing and unruly beast, involving long hours, dense texts and frequently obtuse instruction. If the lessons of architecture are fascinating (and they are), they are also fraught with so many exceptions and caveats that students can easily wonder if there is anything concrete to learn about architecture at all” 49 more words