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    Maybe last year...

    Paulina Feb 16 '05 2

    YOU KNOW YOU'RE IN ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL WHEN. . .

    1. ...the alarm clock tells you when to go to sleep.
    2. ...you're not ashamed of drooling in class anymore, especially in the Structures lecture.
    3. ...you know what UHU tastes like.
    4. ...you CELEBRATE space and OBSERVE your birthday.
    5. ...coffee and cokes are tools, not treats.
    6. ...people get nauseous just by smelling your caffeine breath.
    7. ...you get surprised when you see a new building in your school.
    8. ...you think it's possible to CREATE space.
    9. ...you've slept more than 20 hours non-stop in a single weekend.
    10. ...you fight with inanimate objects.
    11. ...you've fallen asleep in the washroom.
    12. ...your brother or sister thinks he or she is an only child.
    13. ...you've listened to all your cds in less than 48 hours.
    14. ...you're not seen in public.
    15. ...you lose your house keys for a week and you don't even notice.
    16. ...you've brushed your teeth and washed your hair in the school's washroom.
    17. ...you've discovered the benefits of having none or very short hair. You've started to appreciate inheriting baldness.
    18. ...you've used an entire roll of film to photograph the sidewalk
    19. ...you know the exact time the vending machines are refilled.
    20. ...you always carry your deodorant.
    21. ...you become excellent at recycling when making models.
    22. ...when you try to communicate, you make a continuous and monotonous whine.
    23. ...when someone offers you a Bic pen, you feel offended.
    24. ...you take notes and messages with a rapidograph and color markers.
    25. ...you combine breakfast, lunch and dinner into one single meal.
    26. ...you see holidays only as extra sleeping time.
    27. ...you've got more photographs of buildings than of actual people.
    28. ...you've taken your girlfriend (boyfriend) on a date to a construction site.
    29. ...you've realized that French curves are not that exciting.
    30. ...you can live without human contact, food or daylight, but if you can't print. it's chaos.
    31. ...when you're being shown pictures of a trip, you ask what the human scale is.
    32. ...you can use Photoshop, Illustrator and make a web page, but you don't know how to use Excel.
    33. ...You refer to great architects (dead or alive) by their first name, as if you knew them. (Frank, Mies, Norman...)
    34. ...you buy 50 dollar magazines that you haven't read yet.

     

     
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