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Rules for Surviving Studio

Rules for Surviving Studio

Architecture is hard, and your classes are going to be hard too. In fact, Architectural Studio 301 is going to break you. V.I.U.* isn’t interested in cranking out a profession full of p###ies. So, Studio 301 is going ride you hard and put you away wet….

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Lars can’t sleep

Lars can’t sleep

Lars always worked too hard, trying to impress his boss. At 10pm on most days, Lars would be closing up his programs, and shutting down the computer. He’d dump the files onto his portable drive, just in case he wanted to touch up some of the…

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Architectural Statistics

Architectural Statistics

If you were to line up all the Architects in the world end to end they would circle the globe 17.45 times. Architectural firms would then lay-off 202,175 interns to reduce the distance to an even 17 times around the globe. If you were to assemble…

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Architectural Fortunes

Architectural Fortunes

As a creative person, I’m always thinking of new… ”ideas”. Clearly, the Architecture thing is not working out. But, that’s cool, I’ve got plenty of other options that I’ve been working on in my free time. For example, in June, I should get the first run…

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Designing an Architectural Masterpiece in 15 easy steps

Designing an Architectural Masterpiece in 15 easy steps

. A guide to designing an Architectural Masterpiece: Step 1 – Come up with the original concept design Step 2 – Explore alternate ideas to the original concept design Step 3 – Have interns explore alternate ideas to the original concept design Step 4 – Discard all…

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Architectural Behavior Disorder

Architectural Behavior Disorder

. We didn’t know what to expect when we first met Dr. Kendricks. I mean, you don’t picture your life going this way. You’re supposed to get married, get a dog, buy a house, and start having kids. You imagine soccer games, and peanut butter sandwiches, and…

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