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First, Be Promiscuous

Architect and educator Brian Vitale, AIA, Principal and Design Director at Gensler, Chicago spoke recently at the Convocation Ceremony of the 2015 graduating class of the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. 2,123 more words

Architect Types

A semester in the life of an architecture student

I previously thought to write an article about a typical ‘day’ in the life of an architecture student, but then I realized that a day is too fuzzy a limit for us. 1,220 more words

You shouldn't but do it anyway - Architect version

So I have just finished the second year of architecture school and in the time I have been studying, there are some things that people from non architecture field say to me, that you just shouldn’t. 656 more words

A bunch of stuff we did this semester

Yesterday we had our final crit for the spring 2015 semester. This semester has been a whirlwind of stress, and I can only imagine how future studios will be as I still have 3 more studio semester left before graduation from my undergrad. 474 more words


Drawing; I love this

Last night my boyfriend showed me some drawings he did when he went to architecture school. I knew that he could draw but not that he was this good!

Arts | Crafts

kent’s [g]rand plans - the expansion of the fine arts library

There has been a lot of discussion and controversy surrounding the developments of the new Fine Arts Library at Cornell. As an important stakeholder of the project, I feel obliged to advocate for increased and extended discussions on the implications of this project. 1,342 more words


Permission to plan

I’m going to talk about this a lot. The relationship between architecture and advertising.

Flicking through some old David Ogilvy rants this weekend something struck me.  389 more words

Account Planning