“Why Modern Architectural Education is Archaic” by Duo Dickenson

By November 12, 2010education

This from Duo Dickenson of CORA about the relevance of architectural education. (or lack thereof)

It is clear to me that the architectural profession’s cultural irrelevance (and thus mass unemployment) is born of intellectual distortion caused by an exclusive internal focus and “let them eat cake” attitude of contempt for the “bourgeois” outlook that asks more of buildings than what is asked of sculpture. The seeds of this attitude were planted in the way architects are educated. The resulting general cultural perception is that architects are as useful as couture fashion designers.

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