Friday Funny: Architecture In The UK

Media villages, branding, adding smell to improve a "gritty urban housing development" are among the topics covered in the latest installment of this advice column.
November 21, 2003, 2pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Question: As a go-ahead 30-something singleton, I'm finding it difficult to get men interested in me. At a party, for instance, everything's going along swimmingly, and then they ask me what I do (I'm an architect). At this point I lose eye contact with them and they suddenly see someone on theother side of the room they have to talk to. Help!Answer: Never, ever tell anyone you're an architect. Invent a new vocational niche for yourself, such as 'sustainability consultant', 'landscape tweakster', 'urban mediator', 'space modeller', 'membrane counsellor' or 'dentist'."

Thanks to Susan Hines

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Published on Thursday, November 20, 2003 in Small Practice Architects UK Network
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