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8 Annoying Things All Architects Do

Posted On: Jan 13, 2018   |   Posted By: Arch Daily

8 Annoying Things All Architects Do

© Andrea Vasquez
Contrary to how Hollywood movies portray the quintessential architect-creative, sensitive, and virtually flawless-architects are a diverse bunch of fallible people. This stems from the fact that the study and practice of architecture are wrought with several “perils.” Architecture school is a beast, if not the profession at large, and it essentially reinvents the psyche of its students by simultaneously breaking them down and building them up-say hello to unresolved issues! While this process produces bright intellectuals with a deep understanding of architecture's place in society, it can also end up shaping architects into pretentious snobs. Young architects invariably graduate with a distinct outlook on life. Pair that with a largely thankless job and architects soon discover that they can only relate to other architects. Rare friends who bravely stand by an architect through thick and thin deserve a strong pat on the back because architects, despite their innumerable charms, exhibit...

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