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Like any job, being an architect isn’t always the best job in the world. But in light of these moments, keep your eye on the long game and you might realize that being an architect just might actually be the best job in the world.

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Pretty simple stuff today – but more important than it would appear most people recognize. You aren’t asking enough questions.

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Do you want to be friends with Bjarke Ingels? Well, I can’t help you, but I can help you find the next best thing … a kick ass job.

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I think architects are like snowflakes. Not because they are delicate, but because each is unique and (it frequently seems to be the case) that external conditions need to be perfect in order for them to properly thrive.

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Traveling and Working

March 16, 2016 — 15 Comments

Traveling for work in my 40’s is a lot different than when I was in my 20’s and 30’s … it’s way better.

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Why have architects stopped building physical models? We know clients love them, and we know that they are productive and useful communicative devices … so where are all the architectural models gone?

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What did you miss in 2015?

December 28, 2015 — 23 Comments

The best articles on Life of an Architect from 2015 – ranging from architectural redlines and sketching, to construction drawings and architectural juries

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