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What is it like to be an architect? Architecture in the real world is a lot different than people think. Does school prepare you for being an architect?

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I hope that this curated list of “Do You Want to be an Architect” posts can help you zero in on your own reasons for either warning to be an architect, or that they have reaffirmed your reasons for becoming an architect.

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Architecture and Math

Bob Borson —  January 19, 2015 — 24 Comments

If you ever thought about being an architect but were worried that you couldn’t do the math, you aren’t alone. So what’s the real story … do you HAVE to be good at math or can you nearly be adequate?

9 different architects give you the the answer to that very question.

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Do Architects hang on to their sketches? I generate a lot of sketches in the process of being an architect and historically speaking, I throw them away. Am I crazy?

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What is a typical day like for an architectural intern? Who knows … it’s different stuff every single day. But there are great adventures to be had and this day is one such adventure.

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Ever wondered what going to architecture was really like? There are a lot of stories about going to architecture school – the long hours, the absolute dedication, the commitment needed to complete the program … and guess what? They are all true.

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I’ve been doing a lot of traveling around lately and when I can, I check out the local school of Architecture. Today I am taking a look at the University of Maryland School of Architecture

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