Architect Arithmetic: Zaha Hadid

It has become a misconceived perception that architects need to be good at math.|1| However, Architects, typically, only need to know basic arithmetic. The following is a continuing series of Architect Arithmetic. This week’s Architect Arithmetic is in honor of: Zaha Hadid Zaha Hadid must’ve been poked in the eye by a straight edge as a … continue reading →

Architect Arithmetic: Bjarke Ingels

It has become a misconceived perception that architects need to be good at math.1 However, Architects, typically, only need to know basic arithmetic. The following is a continuing series of Architect Arithmetic. This week’s Architect Arithmetic is in honor of Bjarke Ingels: Skate Parkitect. The majority of Bjarke’s buildings either resemble a hill or a … 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 →