I Should Have Been A Lawyer

I contemplated writing a blog post of who would win a fight between an architect and a lawyer, but it would be an extremely short post. Lawyer.  Even if the lawyer didn’t break the architect’s spectacles,1 the architect would be so worried about getting them scratched that he would concede. Also, if I were to … continue reading →

Big, Bold, Cyan FAIL

After passing my first 6 ARE tests, I hesitantly opened the results of my final test only to be greeted by the word FAIL in the largest, boldest, san serif font possible. I think they should initiate a font size change dependent upon the test results. Size 362pt bold font for PASS and a small … continue reading →

Architect Arithmetic: Frank Gehry

My girlfriend recently showed me a picture of Frank Gehry’s new facility for Sydney’s University of Technology, and I immediately responded, “Wow it looks like a paper bag.” And then I actually read the article headline and it was titled Frank Gehry’s “paper bag” business school opens in Sydney. This made me recall an old … continue reading →

The Title of (Baby) Architect

  The title of Architect is heavily debated within architectural circles, yet a meaningless title to outsiders.1 Unbeknownst to the public, architects have giant stipulations, and deliberations, with this word. In order to maintain a lofty air of superiority there are stringent rules applied to this title. I have a Master’s of Architecture degree, have … continue reading →