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  • Should architects learn Chinese?

    I was recently in China + Taiwan for a total of 3.5 months in an attempt to learn Mandarin Chinese. I got pretty far and was able to have basic to intermediate level conversations with Chinese people near the end. Obviously - you cannot learn everything in 3.5 months and I would not describe my...



  • What can an architect learn from traveling and learning languages

    As you already know I am an architect in training. Learning Spanish is not going to ‘directly’ help me in my career. But I can tell you learning Spanish and living in Spain has been a very rewarding experience. It gave me the stamina of not giving up when things get difficult. Being...

    THE DOCUMENTARY SHOWING HOW I LEARNED SPANISH



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About this Blog

I am from Canada but currently traveling in Valencia, Spain. I will be traveling to Brazil, Taiwan and South Korea for the entire upcoming year, exploring the architecture and urban planning of major cities in these countries. My blog will focus on comparing architecture in different parts of the world, accompanied by photographs and videos. I would also like to write about how culture influences architecture of these places. Archinect seems like a great place to start and share my ideas!

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  • Vatjaiswal

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