Habit is an action that we do it repeatedly over and over again and often. Sometimes we don’t realize that we have this habit until someone comes to us and points out our habits. When we spend long times on the particular job, there are chances we pick up some weird habits related to that job. There are no jobs that can be immune to weird habits including architect. In fact, some famous architects in the world became the legend because of their strange habits. Though we are not famous like them, we still have risk to get architects’ weird habits. These are 18 weird habits that can make you say “Oh my God, that is me!”
Most people expect us to create something perfect in our design. Of course, as an architect, we cannot deny their expectation. So, spending five or six hours is quite reasonable to search the right font for our next presentation.
The office or studio is like a black hole where times and lights are not exist. We even don’t know what makes nothing done though we had spent hours and feel tired at the end of the day.
Each time you have plan to go to new cities, you find yourself sitting on the desk making an itinerary what buildings you should see in the city, and calculate the itinerary very carefully so that you won’t miss any building.
Most people don’t know that being an architect is hard, so we deserve a coffee break few times a day.
A non-architect person would always find you touching gently the walls, floors, and columns.
Our metal ruler can magically disappear every five minutes and right when we need it.
The same case happened with our scale ruler, but it disappears more often than the metal ruler.
You don’t realize you have architects’ weird habits till you get excited every time you see nice handrails.
A 30 dollar-pen or more is just your regular buying.
You always have a thinking that the average people have less taste compared to your taste.
You don’t realize you’re talking in architectural language until your non-architectural friends look at you unsympathetically.
It is because you think one layer is not enough for creating a great design.
You don’t realize you have spent too many times in the monochromatic world until you open your wardrobe and find it becomes the monochromatic world too.
Each time you see a well-designed public toilet, you will give your appreciation to whoever designed it.
Each time you see steel buildings, you cannot resist the impulse to points out its thermal bridges.
Every year you always determine to do something different, but in the end your resolution will be failed because of your poor time management.
You have a tendency to include famous building in your profile picture, so that people can see how beautiful the building is and how great you are for having the building as a profile picture background. However, at the end of day you feel disappointed because your non-architect friends don’t get the meaning.
You don’t care what people think about you because you’ve been busy staring the buildings in a loving way.
Do you acknowledge these architects’ weird habits as your habits? If you say yes, you may need a good contractor such as Nikifour, the best contractor in Jababeka, KIIC and Suryacipta areas, to help you channeling your weird habit into a productive work. Thank you.