Posts Tagged ‘architectoid’

Defining who we are, and what we do…

Friday, February 13th, 2009

The Urban Dictionary seems to be the only way to keep up with the rapidly evolving vernacularisms of our urban teen culture – so, just how do today’s yoofs see the practice of architecture:

Architect: An overworked and underpaid employee – of a pretentious registered practitioner of the arts (a prat). Many years in tertiary education have left the ‘architect’ bitter and in debt – and unable to relate to the remainder of society.

I am an ‘architect’ – the rest of you are unimaginative scum.

 …not to be confused with…

 Architard: A person who believes they are highly skilled in residential or commercial design, when more likely, they one I.Q. point away from selling paint at Home Depot.

When you see a house or building that is ugly beyond comprehension, you might say “Uck! Who was the architard on that one, Frank Lloyd Wrong?!” (more…)