Being an architect isn’t as glamorous as you might think – at least not all the time. I generally work on single family residences and most of these houses are modern in style. During a typical day I spend a fair amount of my time designing – and coordinating those designs – so I think I have it pretty good. Part of the reason I think I have found happiness in my chosen profession, despite being pounded with emails from people who think being an architect is currently a terrible idea, is the attitude I bring towards my job. Not everything I do is big picture design – compared with the overall time spent, very little is – but I consider coordinating a project and the details of the construction of that project integral to a successful design.
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