Archives For Architects

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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I’ve moved in to my “new” house and there are some things that aren’t quite right. This is the equivalent of the “before” picture

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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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You know what happens when an Architect finishes a job and turns it over to the client? Do they stand back and admire their project?

No … they pick apart every detail that could be done better.

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How does an architect that typically works on expensive and large projects take on a small project? Because there are no small projects, just ones that take less time than others.

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I don’t ever wonder why I am became an architect, just like I don’t ever wonder why I didn’t become something else … like an astronaut, or a belly dancer. It’s because I don’t have the skills to be those other things (despite any stories you might have heard about the “belly dancing”)

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Architecture is a business built on the abilities and creative talents of the architect. As a result, architecture is a personality driven process so understanding the favorite things of an architect let’s you understand the architect.

That’s pretty deep.

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