In honor of our 1000+ followers we will be giving out 10 of our famous minimalist architecture t shirts. All you hafta do is reblog this post and add your email. You must be one of our faithful followers to be eligible. When I say faithful I mean you had to follow us before I made this post haha. The drawing will happen on thanksgiving (USA not Canadian LOL) You would hafta pay for shipping but hey your getting a free shirt!
Hi guys! I found your tumblr today, I don't know if this question has been asked before, but I am a student from Mexico, looking to study a semester abroad (7th or 8th semester), I was wondering what universities would you recommend and why? I know you guys are in NY
I would say avoid American schools. LOL. I feel like a majority of US schools are trapped in their own design lunacy. I don’t want to insult any US institutions but across the board people have a lot more fun outside the staes like Spain, Japan, Denmark or the UK.
Since everyones midterm reviews should be about over, we wanna know how it went. If you got stories, good, bad, boring, life threatening…etc. You can reply to this or send us a post if yours is a little longer, don’t be shy. Someone may better or relate to what you have been going through. So how did it go?
Greetings from Malaysia! Your tumblr kinda famous us, architect students here :) Anyway, I'm a big fan of Mies Van Der Rohe, so I'm wondering if there's any book about him or his artwork. Thanks
Thank you for following us. Well Mies work has been exhausted by authors and critics so no point in buying any book about Barca Pavillion, Farnsworth House or Seagrams. He has a good amount of unbuilt work I suggest reading about those because they are still up for interpretation (kinda). To tell you the truth I never really read deep into Mies because we all just kinda understood his Mojo in passing and history class.
I need a really pretentious portfolio title. Any suggestions? Also any portfolio tips and advice you'd like to share?
O a pretentious portfolio title you say… well i guess you enjoy unemployment. LOL. But honestly don’t try so hard and don’t try so hard to look like you’re not trying at all. You can’t really sum up all of your work into a single title because it shows you’re not learning nor growing. Inside jokes suck too because…. well ur the only one laughing. I can’t really give you a title because I care for the title as much as I care about what brand of portfolio paper you’re using (which isn’t a whole lot)
All you really can do is listen to what I am telling you not to do. Lastly don’t use Latin phrases….. o god please don’t use Latin!!!
So,the author(s?) of this blog, here's a question; You guys are studying architecture because you have the passion for it? What advice would you give to a second year(with a lack of any kind of interest in architecture) who was kinda involuntarily shoved into this path and now after 2 years in, the thought of having to attend studio each week makes them wish their arms were broken just so they wouldn't have to work on their design project,which they find excruciatingly un-interesting ?
Hmmm…it seems like you answered your own question lol. This is not a major you can just power through without some sort of passion. Now I’m assuming you want a better answer than “just change your major” but I’m not sure what to say. My best advice is to find what you are passionate about and do that. There has to be something you like about architecture (or something you did in your two years in college) so take that small aspect and make it a major. If you like to be creative than maybe you should switch to art…that’s just an example. In my school, many people who disliked architecure (studio mainly) switched to urban planning which is related and may share some credits that you have taken. Prob the best thing to do is talk to your advisers, they can be very helpful and make you feel better about your decisions. Best of luck!
So many of you have either had or is going to have their midterm review very soon. I’m writing to tell everyone to take a deep breath and CALM DOWN. Midterm review is the pushing point (or that’s what I call it lol) where professors make it seem like you are doing worse than you really are to make sure you keep pushing till the end. This doesn’t mean you won’t do bad but don’t freak out if your midterm grade is lower than you expected. The last thing professors want you to do is be comfortable…and rightfully so, that just results in less than stellar projects
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