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14 Books Every Hopeful Architect Will Need

  • 1.  14 Books Every Hopeful Architect Will Need

    Posted 06-20-2017 17:38
    I was answering an aspiring architect's question on what to do to learn more about the profession. The first tip was to travel. The second was a handful of books that I recommended, each for their own reasons. This list expands on that in the categories of: entrepreneurship (totally lacking from education), design process and inspiration, and finally construction. I know these architecture book lists can be somewhat polarizing - this is just my personal choice of books for aspiring architects based on my experiences.

    Please share what books YOU would recommend to a hopeful architect. One that someone mentioned that I wish I added was Herman Hertzberger's book, Lessons for Students in Architecture. I loved that one when I found it in undergrad.

    14 Books Every Hopeful Architect Will Need - Expert Advice
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    14 Books Every Hopeful Architect Will Need - Expert Advice
    Are you looking to get a degree in architecture? Or have you recently graduated and feeling the disassociation from studio life (all about you and your ideas) and starting at the bottom of work life?
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