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?!” Read More