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Twelve Days of Architecture

Twelve Days of Architecture

On the first day of Christmas,

my Architect gave to me

A study guide for the A.R.E.

.

On the Second day of Christmas,

my Architect gave to me

Two turtlenecks,

And a study guide for the A.R.E.

.

On the Third day of Christmas,

my Architect gave to me

Three French Curves,

Two turtlenecks,

And a study guide for the A.R.E.

.

my Architect gave to me

a four-sided building,

Three French Curves,

Two turtlenecks,

And a study guide for the A.R.E.

.

On the Fifth day of Christmas,

my Architect gave to me

Fiiiiiive Computer screeeeens,

a four-sided building,

Three French Curves,

Two turtlenecks,

And a study guide for the A.R.E.

.

On the Sixth day of Christmas,

my Architect gave to me

Six clients not paying,

Fiiiiiiiiive Draaaama Queeeens,

a four-sided building,

Three French Curves,

Two turtlenecks,

And a study guide for the A.R.E.

.

On the Seventh day of Christmas,

my Architect gave to me

Seven cups of coffee,

Six clients not paying,

Fiiiiive Rennnnderiiings,

a four-sided building,

Three French Curves,

Two turtlenecks,

And a study guide for the A.R.E.

.

On the Eighth day of Christmas,

my Architect gave to me

Eight concept sketches,

Seven cups of coffee,

Six clients not paying,

Five more rendered sceeenes,

a four-sided building,

Three French Curves,

Two turtlenecks,

And a study guide for the A.R.E.

.

On the Ninth day of Christmas,

my Architect gave to me

Nine interns drafting,

Eight concept sketches,

Seven cups of coffee,

Six clients who are still not paying me,

Five Perforaaaaaated screeeeeeens,

a four-sided building,

Three French Curves,

Two turtlenecks,

And a study guide for the A.R.E.

.

On the Tenth day of Christmas,

my Architect gave to me

Ten roofs a leaking,

Nine interns drafting,

Eight concept sketches,

Seven cups of coffee,

Six clients still not paying, and I’m sending the invoice again, I don’t care if it is Christmas…..start paaaaaaying me!

Five R.S. Means,

a four-sided building,

Three French Curves,

Two turtlenecks,

And a study guide for the A.R.E.

.

On the Eleventh day of Christmas,

my Architect gave to me

Eleven-hour work days,

Ten roofs a leaking,

Nine interns drafting,

Eight concept sketches,

Seven cups of coffee,

Jesus, these stupid six clients will never pay me,

Five more minutes to refresh this screeeeeeeeen,

a four-sided building,

Three French Curves,

Two turtlenecks,

And a study guide for the A.R.E.

.

On the Twelfth day of Christmas,

my Architect gave to me

Twelve interstitial spaces,

Eleven-hour work days,

Ten roofs a leaking,

Nine interns drafting,

Eight concept sketches,

Seven cups of coffee,

Six clients didn’t pay me,

Fiiiiiiiive Gold—-en Meeeeeeeeeans,

a four-sided building,

Three French Curves,

Two turtlenecks,

And, a study guide for the A.R.E.

.

Merry Christmas,

pay me

{ coffee with an architect }

.

.

photos are from Taylor Dundee’s photostream (used under creative commons license)

.

Cite: Jody Brown. "Twelve Days of Architecture" 20 Dec 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/193884/twelve-days-of-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884
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