Alternative routes for architecture

Stumbled across this interesting question asked by the Architectural Review

Are architecture schools housed within the state-controlled university system really the best place to create the next generation of architects?

101 things I learned in Architecture schools

In the article Will Hunter makes a urgent case for a new school of architecture, arguing that in the world of work practices are already evolving to meet the changing demands of the construction industry and word beyond – and so too must architectural education.

He suggests ‘if architecture students need to learn more about how to operate in the real world, why not provide a route for their education outside the university campus altogether?’

This blog will be looking at some of these alternatives, not as a replacement, but a complement to formal education – do you know any more? in the words of Will Hunter.

‘What would a new architecture school designed for these new types of practice look like? 


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