Architect _ Eero Saarinen

August 20, 1910 – September 1, 1961 The son of Eliel Saarinen a Finnish architect known for rational Art Deco, Eero Saarinen signature was a neofuturist internationalism architecture characterized with sweeping curves and abundant glass. Saarinen’s design approach including working with Charles Eames on furniture design . Saarinen was widely applauded during his short career…

Architects – get OUT of the studio…

This is an important talking point for our industry. I was fortunate to get valuable construction site experience during my University training and besides the knowledge resulted, I learnt about humility and the importance to listen to the contractor building my design with my drawings. There needs to be more practical training on construction sites…

#architecture students treated for mental health problems

“More than a quarter of architecture students in the UK are receiving or have received medical help for mental health problems related to their course. Another quarter feel they may have to seek help in future. Anxiety over the student debts accrued during the seven-year course, and workloads that frequently require all-nighters, were the primary…

James Wines Architect – interview

I have long been fascinated with the work of SITE as innovators in urban design and environmental thinking. I enjoy the challenge that their work brings to the “norm” and the pre-conceived notion that the vast majority hold, of what architecture is or should be. I became aware of their at architecture school when studying…