Part of the territory? Reflections of a Recent Graduate

This is a guest post, I was approached by this graduate (who will remain anonymous) to share their experiences working at this firm, as it’s a story that needed to be told. I’m unsure about the appropriateness of my writing this piece, mostly due to possible negative repercussions for future career prospects. But my conscious…

My Morning with an Award-Winning Architect

I met Takaharu Tezuka at the architecture student conference #People2015 last year where a small group of us paid tribute by wearing blue t-shirts. After his talk we snapped a couple photos and the next day I looked him up on Facebook to add, he accepted. Fast-forward to yesterday, I sent him a message mentioning…

It’s All Relative

During my studies I have became acquainted with fellow architecture students across all year levels, especially when I was Deakin's SONA representative (because, well, that was kind of my role). I started my journey as a 22-year old doing the Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural) with no real formal knowledge of architecture or design.…

Execution is Everything

"What is more important, an idea or its execution?" That question was proposed on The Big Bang Theory where Sheldon, the theoretical physicist was in favour of execution whilst Leonard, a experimental physicist was all about the idea. It is an interesting question that is highly applicable to architecture, is the idea of the building more…

Answering Frequently Googled Questions

I got this idea from Archdaily who put out an article about the unanswered questions, except they never really answered them. I decided to screen shot "why do architecture s" and a couple interesting questions popped up. I thought it'd be good to sit down and answer some of these, but keep in mind that…