Recently saw an article on Archdaily.com and Michael Porter, AIA said, ”Even as recently as 50 years ago, architects… …almost always… …pursued the career as a symbol of philanthropy more than for financial gain.”
I’m wondering why that doesn’t still hold true for those pursuing careers in Architecture today. Going through architecture school, I’m sure students across the country are told to quit by their professors as I was and to get out of being an Architecture major while we still can and how there’s not a lot of money to be made in this field. So why do students like myself continue to do it? It can’t just be for the sheer passion of design. Just as well, I don’t see this pursuit being about a symbol of philanthropy.
So I called 3 firms today. 1 of them asked for me to send in my resume and the other 2 weren’t hiring. Hopefully I hear back from that 1 soon *fingers crossed* tomorrow going to call more firms. and if by thursday I haven’t found anything, I’m just going to have to apply to Home Depot cause I need some MooLah. We’ll see how it goes. Ran a bunch of errands today too. Scanned photos from my Nikon, bought food and distilled water for Rocky, checked out best buy to see if there was anything I could use my gift card on but eh, wasn’t really too excited about anything. About to watch ‘Thor’ watching all the Marvel Movies to get ready for ‘The Avengers’ this summer. I’m excited!
minus the last one :/ I need more confidence in myself! I can do this!!! Tomorrow’s a new day. Drove past my old studio, soon to be (in 3 months) my current studio where i used to work on design projects. A lot of memories there. On my drive home I was thinking ‘I should have done a better job on my projects. I feel like I really didn’t give a shit about my projects too much.’ I don’t know what it is or why I didn’t put as much effort as I should have into doing better in school but now that I look back…I wish things could have been different. The thing with wishing though…is that it’s a waste of time. I will do better, be better from now on. Time for some Yoga X.