They can be all the things you want your hero to be without the baggage that comes along with other vocations typically associated with highly intelligent people. meaning if your character is a doctor, it’s a medical show, lawyer … Architects can do and be the writers of these shows want them to be.
Even if Hollywood doesn’t really understand what we do, there is clearly a perception that architects are ethical and responsible and will endeavor to make the right decision to their own detriment. If you can’t “articulate” why you have said opinion it will be considered inferior.
be sensible, you need to include some information you find off the internet. It’s not that they’re cheap, they are just saving their money until they can buy the exact thing that they want.
Here are some traits – some good and some bad – that almost every formally trained architect around the world share. Architects don’t seem to love anything that actually exists. but even then they will systematically point out all of its flaws. Architects will make sure that when you need the right X-Acto blade, you will have the right X-Acto blade.
In no particular order: Do you need something glued? Did you know that there are different shapes of X-Acto blades? The science fair and art projects of your future children will be amazing …
(it just won’t be done by them.)The likelihood that you will attend “Late Night at the Museum”, gallery openings, and photo exhibits is extremely high.
Ever thought about buying a new piece of furniture?
Be prepared to never have new furniture ever again.Architects are okay having bookcases made out of 2×12’s and cinder blocks but they will not let a couch that has rounded arms, a dust ruffle or floral patterns in their house (‘.)Architects think they are handy when in fact, most are not.Perception versus reality is a topic I have covered a few times on this site.One aspect of that topic that I haven’t delved into is the perception of the architect.The general consensus is that architects are intelligent, honorable, stylish (e.g. the plus side of being an artist without the “starving” precursor.Architecture is frequently chosen as the profession for characters in the movies and on TV for the simple reason that there is no downside to the character perception of an architect.