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101 Things I Learned in Architecture School by Matthew Frederick

101 Things I Learned in Architecture School by Matthew Frederick

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Image Source: bartkowalski.com I purchased the “101 Things I Learned in Architecture School” and after 10 minutes of reading, I conclude that this is a funny and by far the best architecture book – ever, this is a book that students of architecture will want to keep in the studio and in their backpacks. It […]

The Architect Says – Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

The Architect Says – Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

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Quotes extracted from ‘The Architect Says’ book. Just like any books, if you put good use to it, it is worth 10 times the value you paid for. Worth investing. If there’s anything architects like doing more than designing buildings, it’s talking about architecture. Whether musing about their inspirations (a blank sheet of paper, the […]





Download 12 PhD Thesis eBooks on Architecture and the Built Environment

Download 12 PhD Thesis eBooks on Architecture and the Built Environment

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Image source and copyright: Jonas Runberger Architecture and Built Environment has some pretty neat collections of PhD thesis, they publishes exclusively PhD theses in the field of Architecture and the Built Environment. It is an on-line open access PhD thesis series managed by the TU Delft Graduate School of Architecture and the Built Environment. The […]

Architecture Book – Why Do Architects Wear Black?

Architecture Book – Why Do Architects Wear Black?

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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 […]