Architectural Design Stage Series, Design, Education

Architectural Design Stage Series

Welcome to the launch of a new series called the Architectural Design Stage Series. This series is designed to cover architectural drawing, which is a major part of architectural design. This part of architectural design comes immediately after Preliminary Design Stage. The information obtained and the decisions made during the preliminary design stage helps in… Continue reading Architectural Design Stage Series

Design, Education, Preliminary Design Stage Series

Episode 5: Site Analysis

Site analysis is the process of analyzing the existing context of a proposed site which includes the climate, geography, history, and infrastructure of the site. The purpose of a site analysis is not only to be familiar with the above factors, but also it determines the starting point for the development of the actual design… Continue reading Episode 5: Site Analysis

Design, Education, Preliminary Design Stage Series

Preliminary Design Stage Series

Welcome back to my blog guys! Welcome to the launch of a new series called the Preliminary Design Stage Series. I know from the title, you might be thinking "what is going on here?". Well today, I am officially launching this series for the sole purpose of explaining what the entire preliminary design stage entails.… Continue reading Preliminary Design Stage Series

Education, Tips and Tricks

The 3 Most Neglected Steps in Design

When anyone hears the word “architecture” or “architect”, only one word comes to mind. That word is design. The primary function of an architect is to design, and as we all know there are many stages that are taken in the design process before the final product is achieved (2D drawings, 3D drawings, models). In… Continue reading The 3 Most Neglected Steps in Design

Education, Tips and Tricks

Tips on Time Management

“Time waits for no man”. That is a common saying that many of us know quite well. The very concept of time management is to help us plan to achieve certain goals whether short-term or long-term goals. Many students, professionals, or people in general have poor time management skills. Today, I will be giving you… Continue reading Tips on Time Management

Education, Tips and Tricks

Dealing with expenses as a student

Training to become an architect is anything but cheap. From tools to supplies, the cost is usually a bit high. The most overwhelming part it is that your budget on a project has a huge effect on the outcome of your designs and models. Today, I’m going to talk about how you can have a… Continue reading Dealing with expenses as a student

Education, Tips and Tricks

How to get over your fear of presentations

Presentations are inevitable as an architecture student. Be it from simple assignments to design juries, you cannot escape it. Unfortunately for some students, presentations are their worst fears. The whole idea of being in front of a crowd can be terrifying, but the harsh truth is that you need to overcome that fear and be… Continue reading How to get over your fear of presentations

Education, Tips and Tricks

How to get the best out of the studio (studio culture)

The studio is a place where imaginations and ideas come to reality, it is a place where ideas are born, where creativity finds its place, it is the sanctuary of the architecture student. To get the most out of it, one must relate with his/her colleagues. The one thing you share in common, which is… Continue reading How to get the best out of the studio (studio culture)