Architecture schools are a microcosm of the profession, and if we really want to change Architecture going into the future then we really need to change the schools as well.
Are the universities ripping the architectures schools of? Sure, the 18-20 architecture schools across the country are not the most significant revenue spinners for the
Building a research fund of this kind will send a strong message that small practice based architects need to be acknowledged and counted for in the design of our future cities.
As someone said to me if you are going to do research in architecture don’t dabble in it. Either do it as pure research or do it as serious applied research, at the other end of the chain, which will give you some kind of competitive advantage. But don’t dabble.
Architects need to change their practice models if they are to survive. Its no good to just say we do design and that is research.
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