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Architecture and Math

Bob Borson —  January 19, 2015 — 20 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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Projects in architectural school tend to be somewhat outrageous – designing something to exist on the dark side of the moon isn’t all that unlikely. But what is the point of designing these incredibly odd and silly projects?

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An inspirational story of how someone who dreamed of going to architecture school actually made it happen. This is the two year email exchange between me and Jordan – a welder from North Carolina.

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