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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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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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The Tools of an Architect

February 8, 2016 — 35 Comments

Architects come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and as a result, we all use different tools to get the job done. When I sit back and really think about what I absolutely need to do my job, these are the items that matter most.

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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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Quite literally the worst thing I could think of is having a job and a life where one only began when the other one ended. I hope you enjoy what you do enough that you have trouble separating one from the other as well.

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What would I tell myself when I was a freshman in architecture school? Easy … I would start with tips on how to survive an architectural jury presentation.

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There are a lot of reasons why I like being an architect, but mostly I like my job because it hardly feels like working.

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