Two projects from my time at school show how a strict adherence to digital or analog tools can lead to trouble. I learned a lesson and went with the tool that failed.
Design Process Archive
How does one design like an architect? Here's a spoiler, the answer isn't tool specific.
Some lessons from being too busy to write: remembering shortcuts by forgetting that I had forgotten them and suffering through the ugly BIM phase.
BIM should be the best tool for design, but it's not. What's holding us back? A lack of creativity isn't helping.
If I get the opportunity to teach a studio or lecture class in an architecture school I know EXACTLY what I'd do. I even know the title of the class.
What does an architect look like when working? Architecture websites with images of architects sketching paint a pretty clear (and misleading) picture.
Can we distill the benefits of ArchiCAD, Revit, Sketchup, Hand drafting, etc. down by looking at simple architecture tool tests? I think so. Here's why.
Today on Twitter, in response to this post about the most amazing BIMx model I’ve seen, I saw a Tweet that went like this: “4all their power computers are just tools #architects still need 2do the hard work of #design” …
My career has gone astray I followed the proper path. Summer internships, an architecture job right out of school, hopping between firms to climb the ranks, getting exposure with different project types, taking on leadership challenges where possible, moonlighting anytime …