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6 tips for building physical architecture models

Physical architectural models are a beautiful thing – they can be used as a learning tool to study massing iterations during the design process, or as sexy presentation centerpieces to sell your audience on your proposal.  650 more words




The Crossroads Hotel attempts to express Portland’s sense of community, individuality, and materiality. Here a traveler can stay for a short weekend or a long-term engagement. 253 more words


York City Walls
York Minster
Treasurer’s House
York Royal Theatre
The Shambles
York Castle Museum

I suppose if my time in York had to be summarised into two images, it might be these two – that of the city walls, and York’s winding and narrow (though this particular one isn’t fully narrow enough) alleyways. 297 more words

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One of the things I respect about architecture is its versatility. The ability to think, apply knowledge and solve problems in a variety of ways. That’s why it would be very difficult to see someone who has passed through the course and not stand-out in whatever they decide to venture into outside the architecture profession itself. 713 more words

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'crits' - the mysterious architecture school critique

It’s that time of year, early October, when ambitious architecture students across the country will soon start pinning up their first round of design work for a jury of experts, professors and peers to critique – the dreaded architecture ‘crit’. 1,021 more words

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On Mentoring

Every year, I get the amazing opportunity to be a coordinator for the Architecture Peer Mentor Program for my school. We match every first year with an upper year mentor that can give them feedback on projects, walk them through the transition into architecture school, and hopefully become good friends with them! 116 more words

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a thought for parents of a freshman in architecture

If you are reading this… you knew there were changes coming, but little did you know the lasting impact they would have.  Those little ones you loved and raised are about to be changed forever.  523 more words

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