Episode 048

We Don’t Need No Education

with Jeff Sandler of Mahlum & UW Architecture

February 5, 2020


Not too long ago, there were (mostly male) Master Architects, moonlighting as professors, criticizing student work a few times a week, while students scrambled 23 hours a day to understand the architectural movement of the era. It was the Beaux Arts back in the late 1800s, Bauhaus and Modernism in the early 1900s, then Postmodernism, Deconstructionism, and Minimalism following, late into the century. Lately, though in the 21st century, design movements have faded, giving way to values-driven design, unlocked by constantly evolving digital technology has been the catalyst for a sea change in architectural education.

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