Browsing All posts tagged under »architect«

Educating Architects

November 3, 2014


I don’t pretend to be an expert on education or licensing, but I am someone who has recently gone through the whole process. While I did find it adequate for my professional life as an architect, it was frustrating, confusing and challenging at many points and can most definitely be improved upon. I’d like to […]

I Used to Be Creative

October 30, 2014


Reading Evan Troxel’s recent post on creativity got me thinking about creativity in my own life. It helped me realize why I remember my college days as full of free-flowing creativity and possibility. It’s because I was living in an ideal environment for the cultivation of new ideas. After I graduated, the shift to the working […]

The Importance of Experts

May 7, 2014


Image Source: Scott Reinhard As I age, I realize more and more how little I know and how futile it is for me to attempt certain things. Our time on earth is finite. It is impossible to become an expert in more than a few things during a lifetime. It’s even difficult to just be good at […]

Book Review – Studio Mumbai

August 27, 2013


Image Source: I was recently offered the chance to review one of Moleskine’s new books in their Inspiration and the Process of Architecture book series. I have yet to do a book review for my blog and I was interested in the books so I jumped at the chance. I chose to review their […]

Do You Want To Be An Architect?

August 30, 2012


[Image Source: Dublin Architects] I received an email recently asking advice on whether or not to pursue a career in architecture. I’ve previously written posts on what architects do and what architecture school is like (part 1, part 2), but I haven’t written anything about the choice to become an architect. What Do You Want to Do With […]

Stop Calling Me “The Intern”

November 16, 2011


I AM, the Intern…? It’s not a title that anyone likes having. Intern makes me sound like an unpaid coffee bitch. I mean seriously. I spent 5-6 years of sleepless nights in the battlefield that is called architecture school and when I come out the other end I get the title of intern? Talk about […]