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  • 1/2 ass

    so we got checklists after the final review? what the fuck? comments from said checklist: "why this bldg form" "attitude undermines the project... don't be smug" "are you thumbing your nose or making simple architecture... not making magic. idea has not been developed." "interior sections are...


  • one and a half months in...

    and i'm still adjusting? to re-cap i spent the past year working/bummin' in california and now i'm back wrapping up my bachelors of architecture (one year). i never would have thought adjusting would be this hard, probably why people don't return to school for a while after they leave. more...


  • whats new?

    last i was here... i was finishing up a bachelors of science in arch (unaccredited, 4 years) i took a year off, working in california for a small firm doing research & exhibition work which yall might be familiar with. i left my position at the office a bit prematurely with some notions of...


  • i guess

    this shit isn't done??? i'm going back to ncsu to finish up my undergrad b.arch degree... will be posting things, projects, stupid stuff cheers -n


  • shameless

    i graduated two weeks ago this shit is soooooooo done. any takers?


  • BUY MY CHAIR

    www.flickr.com/photos/nshah/tags/chair/show/ serious inquirers - holygrailers@gmail.com


  • simple truths

    most architects don't know how to dance or throw parties except ashe house! they know has anyone seen le dernier combat? movie is badass!


  • a peaceful recourse

    A friend told me that architecture was like an abusive spouse. You keep loving them, and they just keep hitting you. Another friend recently told me that architecture was your girlfriend(who you love) for the past four years that you just proposed to, but she said no. I'm not sure where I fall...


  • i've been thinking about

    the next year, how up in the air it is guessing its probably same for everyone else graduating it's either a research grant or a restaurant! neither of which i would mind


  • fuck this snow bullshit

    i'm getting tired of the weather here. it's spring break. nike-polar-clock-inspired-watch in progress i'm spending this spring break rather quietly, working on a quantity of things at a comfortable pace(8AM-5PM) everyday, things ranging from fellowship applications to chairs, watches to fashion...


  • alga

    I dare not discuss the epistemological implications of the laser cutter.


  • so few

    baroque as fuck film series exquisite corpse (andrei codrescu) nike watch grosseteste on light gadamer graduation luckyme glasgow radioshow summer fellowships work defer indesign rollerskating rinks bars perez-gomez house parties panties professional car-seat mdf spooky apollo heights


  • the question concerning...

    graduation paperwork braggadocio i'm doing something architectural this semester(apart from job hunting, applying to 5th yr.) involving research and love and the baroque and things. in the meanwhile i made pens now onto sporting goods rollin rollin rollin aint slept in weeks images can be seen in...


  • jammerz

    I'm done with architecture coursework for the next 6-18 months(depending on state of things). We're required to apply for to the 5th Yr program to have an accredited degree, and fortunately we can defer enrollment for up to a year. I'm hoping to work, travel, re-read, etc. In that sense it's...


  • graduated cylinders

    Finished with architecture school for the next... 6-18 months. We had our final studio critique yesterday, the last architectural project required for acquiring a BEDA... The project still isn't finished, as a presentation or as an architectural project. The crit went well, though. We we're lucky...


  • back to old things

    elections are over. finally i swear if somebody would/could pay me to do 3d... i would i wonder if my school knows i represent them?!?!?!


  • Halloween Bash - Priceless

    image goes to flickr entry design school threw another baller halloween party


  • cheating

    wrapping up old projects, things due weeks ago image link goes to flickr entry We're now onto designing a school of arc for downtown raleigh, a mixed use tower of sorts. Working in partners(always a good thing). We're in formal design development, a stage which I've chosen to ignore in projects...


  • archi-photos, convenience

    FALL LECTURE SERIES MAURICE COX RENE PERALTA TOSHIKO MORI short, no? -------------- School has been school. This is the last architecture class I have to take in order to receive my 4 year degree(I have to apply to the 5th year). No photos because this is my last architecture studio, and...


  • In retrospect

    I wish I didn't do an undergraduate degree in architecture. I like being young, though.


  • WE GOT IT FOR CHEAP

    money shots, this site has more: http://www4.ncsu.edu/~nshah at the bottom


  • offertunities

    things are quiet school is school it might be senior-itis side projects:blowupslowcrush.blogspot.com/


  • Post No Bills

    I suppose it's a fair place in time to start talking about school again since I just got the invoice for fall tuition. ANT 254 601 LANGUAGE & CULTURE ARC 401 001 ARCH.DESIGN:URBAN BIO 105 001 BIO MODERN WORLD BIO 106 004 BIO MOD WORLD LAB PE 101 002 FITNESS & WELLNESS SOC 261 002 TECH IN...


  • newer things

    So San Diego is alright. I've eaten a share of burritos and commuted numerous hours a day and walked my first nudie beach(outside the Salk Institute). Miller says "I wonder how Roger Clark would have diagrammed that."


  • amongst the constellations

    So things are wrapping up around here. Our studio took down the installation yesterday and now we're brainstorming where to install some of the scraps... There is a video of the crane work involved, and approximately 4 gigs worth of photos to go through. NewRaleigh put up an article on it...


  • STUDIO GANG /// METACUBE?!?!??!

    Jeanne is probably one of the healthiest architects I've seen come out of OMA and do her own thing. I don't remember much of the lecture, but talking to her was a really refreshing experience. It was interesting having her lecture after Prince-Ramus(REX); definitely a good contrast. So lecture...


  • Poetics vs Poetry

    Tzonis' lecture was on systems, analytic to heuristic to.... analogous and didactic. He spoke at length about processes, poetics vs poetry, and briefly about his case study, Calatrava. Structuralism, joy, were all mentioned in the process. I really like him. He's writing a book about forgotten...


  • Parking Deck Piazza, Pt 1

    The semester is coming to a close, and we kind of have a final project. Maybe. More of a charrette, another one. More of a charrette because of the time span, not the project itself. Well the project is vague in a lame way. A recreation center(bullshit?) with no fixed program, just a menu to pick...


  • Living Legends: Social Space

    Hertzberger was probably the most famous architect to have come by while I've been in school. In relation to the previous lectures that have come through this year, I don't know if I can say it was worthwhile beyond the name. In the context of a lecture, that is. Talking to him in person earlier...


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