Advice dating architects
They can hold their liquor and keep your loved ones chuckling about grade beams and the incompetence of contractors into the wee hours of the night. It’s a rare thing to have a dull conversation with an architect, and you can rest assured they will always have an answer for something in the face of an impending problem to solve.
Being an architect means embracing the ‘hold my beer’ mentality of proving people wrong and exceeding expectations.
Here are 7 reasons you should (or shouldn’t) date an architect.
It’s pretty much what they do for a living and the need to control any and all things in the office bleeds heavily into their personal lives, too.
Michael Rouchell: Remember, there is a market for traditional architectural design. Draw each of the classical orders as instructed in the treatises, then teach yourself to draw them from memory.
Attend ICAA lectures and events, historic house tours, etc.
They have the visionary foundation of knowledge and perfectionism that allows them to orchestrate a massive team of consultants and contractors to give birth to the world’s shelters - and as such, present a very unique collection of character traits the opposite sex tends to find very appealing.
Don’t be fooled, though, because it takes an equally special kind of partner to match wits and be the perfect yin to the architect’s yang.
and all you see is an old awkward, weird wall paper print house.Thomas Norman Rajkovich: Read the books listed here, then go to Rome and “listen” to the ancient and modern masters by observing, measuring, drawing, and analyzing their works – individual buildings, urban ensembles in the form of streets and squares, and gardens.Gibson Worsham: Read deeply, with scholarly guidance, in the essential architectural texts, train your eye and hand to observe the built world, and understand that traditional architecture transcends matters of style. Go out and sketch the buildings that you admire the most.I eventually followed the advice I was given and picked a date about a month out.