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Architects are Sexy

Architects are Sexy

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Architects and Fashion | 19 Comments

Here is an advertisement from Banana Republic, a fashion company. It appears that they’re promoting architects as a cool looking hunk surrounded by sexy young ladies, in reality it is the other way around. I would assume that they’ve got this idea from some kind of survey that says architects are sexy and ladies would […]

Santiago Calatrava, Fashion and Architecture

Santiago Calatrava, Fashion and Architecture

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Architects and Fashion | 2 Comments

Source: Steve Duenes New Yorker cartoon. It’s apparently now fashionable to poke fun at Santiago Calatrava. Hair style modeled after his Milwaukee Art Museum. via Structuresblog I’m not a fan of Santiago Calatrava’s architecture; I find his style somewhat too ‘tectonic’, I prefer something simple, say, minimalist. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not bashing him, […]





Architecture Book – Why Do Architects Wear Black?

Architecture Book – Why Do Architects Wear Black?

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Architects and Fashion, Books | 2 Comments

Remember my previous post on architect’s dress code? Was it a coincident or an urban myth that architects prefer black? Cordula Rau has the answer in her little black book titled ‘Why Do Architects Wear Black?’ Source photos © Dimitrios Tsatsas, Stylepark And the respond from 100 contemporary architects: “Because they believe they need to […]

Architect’s Dress Code‏

Architect’s Dress Code‏

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Architects and Fashion | 19 Comments

I received an email with the subject ‘architect’s dress code‏’ from Martin Nagy. He found photos on google and he compiled them on list so now it is easy to see that the most favorite color for architects to wear is Black :) Reminds me of my previous post on Architect’s Outfit. Coincident? Even the […]

Another Good Reason That You Might Want To Wear Glasses

Another Good Reason That You Might Want To Wear Glasses

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Architects and Fashion | 3 Comments

Oogmerk Opticians advertisements via Ads of the World. Another reason to get yourself a pair of glasses? These ads are somewhat too depreciative, agree? I wear glasses but that doesn’t mean I’m knowledgeable unless…unless I am wearing these: Yes, Le Corbusier’s trademark, one of the best-known (according to some) and appreciated architects of the twentieth […]