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Wayde Tardif wrote:

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> From: Mark Darrall <[email protected]>
> To: [email protected]
> Subject: Re: laptop vs. desktop
> Date: Wed, Apr 28, 1999, 12.31 AM
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>
> Sure, there are trade schools and such, but they typically
> do not teach CAD
> within the context of design---merely operations. And what
> design student
> has time (not to mention the funds) to sign up for an
> Autocad course outside
> of the U.? Better the design student learn to use it the
> same way they learn
> to draw with a pencil or pen---within the context of a
> professional design
> setting.
>
> Don't forget, however, not all students who enter into
> architecture school intend to enter into the profession!
> Italy graduates thousands of architects every year, and very
> few of them go into the profession. You know, Lou Kahn
> couldn't draw, nor could Corbu, and Mies was just this side
> of ugly in his attempts at getting his ideas across in
> graphic form. I tell the 1st year students here that even if
> they feel the architecture profession isn't for them, an
> architectural education is a good *jumping-off* point for a
> variety of venues - multi-media, journalism, education,
> graphic design, photography, etc.
>
>
>
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> wayde tardif
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> architecture+graphic design
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