You don’t have to draw well to be an architect!! Sure it doesn’t hurt but let’s pull the curtain back and be honest here for a minute. Architects communicate through drawing – we aren’t making art.
Signatures can tell you a lot about a person if you know the signs to look for … confidence, arrogance, even design ability. What is your signature telling others?
Being an architect means you are in a select group – but have you wondered if you have what it takes to actually be an Architect? You might be an architect if….
Where will I be in twenty years … what will my life look like? Have you ever thought about an answer to this question? In twenty years, what will the field of architecture look like and will that be something that I want to be a part of?
Designed in 1991 by Samuel Mockbee and Coleman Coker, this is one of the best houses in all of Seaside – a place where there are houses by famous architects on every street.
If architects were to disappear tomorrow – who would care? Most people never so much as meet an architect let alone engage one in a building project.
Over the weekend I engaged in an interesting conversation that walked the line between friendly and hostile … we started off talking about McMansions and went from there.
The $185-million Perot Museum of Nature & Science broke ground in November of 2009. Construction is coming along well on the building designed by 2005 Pritzker Prize Laureate Thom Mayne and the California based firm Morphosis.
Dieter Rams is a German industrial designer who was the chief of design for electronic devices manufacturer Braun. During his tenure, he and his team designed many iconic devices that continue to guide today’s designers.
There are many great women architects that have made an impact to the profession. This is just the tip of the iceberg but it’s a good place to start.