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?
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?