People. Places. Spaces
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“Good architecture is about responding to the needs of people and the environment”
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Architecture is a part of everyone’s life. A career in architecture makes one a part of that life too.
An architectural education is a robust base from which one can springboard into many facets of design. I've always felt it was a degree in problem solving, a skill that is invaluable in any profession.
Christina van Bohemen
President, New Zealand Institute of Architects and architect at Sills van Bohemen
Architecture school equips you with the skills and a way of thinking about how to find solutions and to consider how to design and build them. Working as a young graduate you learn about and become involved in the business end of getting a project built – the construction and the contractual arrangements.
Designer, Paterson Architecture Collective
Architecture is a really challenging field to work in and I really enjoy that every day I do something different and get to work with a huge range of people. It can be stressful at times, but really creative and rewarding. The best architects enjoy solving problems.