Barack Obama the Architect

Updated on January 4, 2022 in Architecture Humour

Barack Obama the Architect compiled a list of fifty things you might not know about Barack Obama. Some of the highlights:

  • He ate dog meat, snake meat, and roasted grasshopper while living in Indonesia
  • While on the campaign trail he refused to watch CNN and had sports channels on instead
  • He kept a pet ape called Tata while in Indonesia
  • As a teenager he took drugs including marijuana and cocaine
  • He doesn’t drink coffee and rarely drinks alcohol
  • He promised Michelle he would quit smoking before running for president – he didn’t

Last but not least, joining the list of architect wannabe with superstars such as Brad Pitt, Obama said: “He would have liked to have been an architect if he were not a politician.” (Source:

It is always ‘the architect’… architects are sexy? No? I don’t think so. My non-architecture friends marveled at me, citing architects are rich! The very first industry to collapse during recession is the construction industry. I’ve seen Lawyers, Doctors and Accountants with their brand spanking new Mercedez-Benz S-class but never an architect, the grass is always greener on the other side, and when you cross over to the greener side, the other side now appears to be greener! Life’s a bitch.

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According to this blog, the Chinese version of Barack Obama is Tony Leung (Hong Kong Actor). They do look alike, the cool, quiet and serious killer looks.

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  1. Some interesting facts there that i certainly did not know about, chimps, drugs and a bit of dog meat thrown in!! well i never…

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