The Definition of Architecture

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Architecture is… difficult to define, and even architects get confused when asked to come up with an unambiguous definition. If you are looking for an answer with two lines underneath, you might find it here (or not). Whether your first association is: “architecture is… fancy modern building-design”, or “… the collective human heritage of built environments throughout the world” you might reconsider. This is an attempt to explore the wealth … Continue reading

My Wrinkled Résumé

My Wrinkled Résumé

Introduction A CV is a kind of reverse biography, where you start with today’s bravado and work your way backward. Under the presumption that older = less relevant, work related milestones are listed, mixed with a suitable dosage of personal interests and volunteer work. The person as a whole has little to do with it, since we exclusively present the sunny version of ourselves. For example, you would not reveal … Continue reading

What do you do for a living?

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Recently I’ve met a lot of interesting people. Just last week I was inspired by Lucky Linda who lectured on finding your life purpose. I’ve met an interior designer who organizes self-improvement courses, a graphic designer who works as inspirator for her colleagues, a doctor who recently published book about diet and nutrition, a hairdresser working as a musician, and an architect who paints pictures. It may say something about … Continue reading

Hello, I am Connie, I am an Architect

Hello, I am Connie, I am an architect

I have been living in denial for years, while thinking to myself: “Nooo, I´m not really an architect… I could stop any time if I wanted to, and do something completely different with my life. I am not living and breathing for architecture. I could throw it all away in a heartbeat; – the tingling sensation on seeing a beautiful piece of architecture, – the entoxicating feeling of making ideas … Continue reading

I am a Busy Bee

I am a Busy Bee

I am a bee – that buzz buzz buzz around – and collect the essence – cream – honey – from many plants. I start from the outer layers of the flowers, sticking my trunk in and sucking the nectar. Then, heavy and satisfied, I return to my own place. Using what I have received – adding it together – planning – building – my own and everyone’s – beehive. … Continue reading

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