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12 Steps to a Successful Critique

10:00 - 7 July, 2019
12 Steps to a Successful Critique , © Chanel Dehond
© Chanel Dehond

Juries, assessments, 15 minutes of hell... no matter what you call it, a critique is always agonizing. Regardless of how confident you are with your proposal and how much thought and effort you have put into every detail, at least one of the jury members will make sure to find something to complain about.

To prepare you for upcoming juries, artist Chanel Dehond has illustrated 12 steps to having a successful critique (or surviving one, at least).

How to Survive Your Very First Critique in Architecture School

07:00 - 8 January, 2019
How to Survive Your Very First Critique in Architecture School, Courtesy of Andrea Vasquez
Courtesy of Andrea Vasquez

For the fresh architecture student, the “jury,” “review,” or “crit” is far from glorious—sounding more like a death knell than a customary critique session. The concept, as Kathryn Anthony explores in Design Juries on Trial: The Renaissance of the Design Studio, goes as far back as the 1980s when the Ecole Nationale et Speciale des Beaux-Arts in Paris became the first art and architecture school to experiment with a format that would soon be adopted by architectural schools across the world. While some schools have taken steps to loosen traditional hierarchies, others continuing to reinforce them, much to the terror of fledgling first-year students who aren’t used to being “tried.”

So what can one really do to ease into this rather uncomfortable aspect of architectural education? Below is a fairly simple list of dos and don’ts that could go a long way in helping you out.

Call for Entries: Young Architects in Latin America

10:00 - 10 November, 2017
Call for Entries: Young Architects in Latin America, Young Architects in Latin America © Architecture-Studio
Young Architects in Latin America © Architecture-Studio

The CA’ASI association is organising an architectural competition highlighting the dynamics of the young Latin-American architecture. The best projects of this international competition open to young Latin-American architects will be exhibited in 2018 at the CA’ASI during the International Architecture Exhibition. This competition is a unique opportunity to underline the important role played by these countries today, reflected by the renewal of their architecture.