Architectural Designer

A specialised and fundamentally technical area of expertise, architectural design is an essential component of building construction. The process of architectural design includes the generation of…
Jan 22, 2018
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First, there is a dream, a vision of a space. Designing buildings is a technological feat that adds precise detail to that dream. Modern architectural software facilitates the architectural design…
Jan 22, 2019
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Architectural firms operate as if they are walking on a double-edged sword. They love designing buildings and it is a creative pursuit, but it is certainly more than just following the passion…
Apr 11, 2019
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What Is Architectural Visualization?

by Vladlen Ovchar
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Architecture is the occupation that requires a lot of skills and attention. It takes dozens of years to build beautiful buildings that surround us and shape our cities. Designing a building along…
Sep 11, 2018
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Architectural practices in the U.K. are increasingly precarious sites of work in a globalised market of undervalued design labour. Under these pressurised conditions, practices and rank-and-file…
Apr 07, 2019
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Becoming a licensed architect is a long, arduous process, from the long hours gaining valuable experience as an intern to preparing for the Architect Registration Exam (ARE), to passing your state’s…
Jan 09, 2017
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I am an architect by profession but right now I don’t design architectural models myself as I have employed a team for the same who will do this job for me. Last week I build a simple foam core model…
Sep 27, 2017
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Drawing and reality

by Owen Hopkins
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This and following posts are a transcript of a talk I gave at Yale University School of Architecture on 2 March 2018. I am going to begin with a quotation from the art critic, John Berger, writing…
Jun 10, 2018
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John H Stevens in his article for the ‘sfsignal’ bases his writing on the works of Darko Suvin (Metamorphoses of Science Fiction, 1972) and Patrick Parrinder (Learning from Other Worlds, 2001). He…
Apr 22, 2019
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Though construction design is a multi-layered arena, full of multidimensional features, multiple tasks and multiple outputs, certain features, tasks and outputs assume critical importance. At the…
Apr 23, 2019
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