Coffee with an Architect Architecture + Angst - page 9

What architects do doesn’t count

What architects do doesn’t count

Yesterday, a good friend of mine wrote “It doesn’t count, unless it’s built.” I read this, and thought. “I completely agree with this”. And, then my head began to hurt. More. Because, what does that say about my work? (I don’t mean the obvious reference…

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My Boss Lies

My Boss Lies

9 things my boss told me today which turned out to be completely wrong.. Ahem, That’s SENIOR Job Captain. Has anyone seen Bob?. When? Last night? Asshole.

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Rules for Modern Design

Rules for Modern Design

Great design comes from appropriate restrictions. We can’t just go off willy-nilly designing frivolous trite, full of decorative representations of a by-gone era. No, indeed. We’re not completely uncivilized. Modern Design needs rules. . . . . . . . .  

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Mies Had Nice Hair

Mies Had Nice Hair

I studied under Mies Van Der Rohe. Sort of. Not me, Not listening to the Cure   When I was in third year, while under the influence of the Cure’s “Disintegration“, I decided to cut my own hair. I left it long on the top…

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Shit Architects Say (part 4)

Shit Architects Say (part 4)

Because architects have a way with words, and it’s an angsty way with words. (you can jump back to Part 1 <HERE> and Part 2 <HERE> and part 3 <HERE> and part 4 <HERE> if you missed them) . . . . . . . The photos used in these…

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The architecture of contradictions

The architecture of contradictions

mmmm, angsty

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