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Comic Break: Architects In Restaurants

Comic Break: Architects In Restaurants
Comic Break: Architects In Restaurants, Courtesy of Architexts
Courtesy of Architexts

Architects--if ever there was a profession that paid attention to details, this is it. Every building we walk in, we’re going to notice things. Every little thing. Floor to ceiling, wall to wall… we’ll find the good, the bad, the ugly, and the criminal. It can’t be helped. No matter how hard we might try, no matter how much we imbibe, we can’t just turn off being an architect. It's a part of who we are. Sometimes, it’s a blessing to be able to travel around and really appreciate the built environment, other times it most definitely a curse. When we go out with friends and family, it’s not uncommon to remark about things like the lack of accessibility, the bizarre choice of light fixtures, the exposed ductwork, and the location of the pull stations. You’ll correct them for using the wrong words for things we know as frieze, clerestory, and muntins.

Maybe that’s why people think we’re all like Ted Mosby.

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Cite: Architexts. "Comic Break: Architects In Restaurants" 06 Sep 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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