Archinect - BloggyMary 2015-10-07T08:38:08-04:00 MANIPULATIONS AND TRAFFIC: IMAGES ADRIFT Polms 2013-01-26T06:41:00-05:00 >2013-01-26T12:59:14-05:00 <p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src=""></a></p> <p> <em>&ldquo;The architect well-patronized and awarded in competitions, is not the one who knows how to build the best, but the one whose projects look best on paper.&rdquo;(1)<br> Adolf Loos</em><br><br> Since forever, images have been captivating our thoughts. Ubiquitous, it is an effective communication tool and in architecture, is the support of theoretical speech : the project cannot be intelligible or buildable without its representation.<br> The evolution of computer technology in recent decades has led to a significant improvement in architectural representation.<br> From drawing to painting then from photography to computer generated images and photomontages, these tools all tend to a common purpose : an exacerbated realism (2) and a greater immersion into the projected space.<br> Today at the center of both ethical and political discussions, computer visualization is highly controversial and questions the architects we are.<br> What is the history of representation in architecture and how are images &ndash; especially...</p> INTERNSHEEP : How internships went from a learning stage to a true business model? Polms 2013-01-25T12:45:00-05:00 >2013-01-29T11:34:30-05:00 <p> &copy; <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a> 2013 - <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">View Original version</a></p> <p> Last December we posted our first statistics about architectural practice after being graduated from school with the results you all know. Its a difficult job in which you don&rsquo;t count hours no more than the euros that are on your payslip.<br> Without really trying to find an answer to the question &ldquo;How did we end up there?&rdquo; we asked ourselves how our profession changed and how its still evolving today. But today&rsquo;s subject is about one of the biggest change that our profession had to face and its directly tied up to our teaching. I&rsquo;m obviously talking about the intern.</p> <p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src=""></a></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>436,05&euro;</strong></p> <p> In France, its still unusual to <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">be paid 10 000&euro; per month </a>for an internship so lets start with a small recap on laws towards internships in our country.</p> <p> In France, the number of interns per office is regulated by the law. Based on that, a minimal reward has to be given to the intern once its longer than two months. This minimal reward is set to 436.05 &euro;...</p>