Architecture 101

Explore the fundamentals of architecture and learn about its key principles and concepts. Start your architectural journey with Architecture 101 and unlock a world of creativity and design.
The Helpful Art Teacher: Architecture Detective: What types of architecture can you find in your neighborhood? Architectural Styles, Architecture, House Design, Exterior, Residential Architecture, Design, Inspiration, Colonial, Architecture House

Be an architecture detective. Print out the worksheets in this article and take them with you as you explore your neighborhood and city. See if you can identify the architectural styles of the buildings around you, using the clues in the worksheets. Take photographs of the most interesting buildings and make a note of their street number and address. When you get home, take out your photographs and examine all the clues you can find. Make notes on the architectural evidence that lets you…

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Jared Farley
How To Become An Architect - Who would ever choose to study architecture? It takes over seven years to qualify, and research suggests architecture students put in more hours per week than any of their peers. Architects must be ‘Renaissance (wo)men’ – thinkers, drafters, crafters, mathematicians, diplomats, salespeople – but content themselves with realising other people’s designs for most, or even all, of their careers.   Why, then, is architecture such a popular and competitive course?

How To Become An Architect - Who would ever choose to study architecture? It takes over seven years to qualify, and research suggests architecture students put in more hours per week than any of their peers. Architects must be ‘Renaissance (wo)men’ – thinkers, drafters, crafters, mathematicians, diplomats, salespeople – but content themselves with realising other people’s designs for most, or even all, of their careers. Why, then, is architecture such a popular and competitive course?

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