Podcast Episode

Fulfilling Your Potential As Young Architects (W Ines Hemmings)

Looking to explore alternative careers in architecture or seeking ways to realise your true potential as an architecture designer? This episode is for you.

Jun 2, 2022

I chat with Ines Hemmings, creator behind @whatarchischooldoesnotteachyou who shares her journey in architecture, from going off traditional career paths and exploring ways to bring value to the architecture fraternity by following her heart. We also share about our views on the opportunities future technologies will create in the design and practice of architecture.

Scroll down for the show notes.

Show Notes

Timestamps link to Youtube video

[0:00] - Introduction

[1:36] - Ines' Journey in Architecture + Starting her platform @whatarchischooldoesnotteachyou

[16:47] - My own journey creating and pivoting ARCHLOGBOOK

[18:15] - Types of Clarity & Confidence needed for young designers

[19:26] - My views on the increasing numbers of architects leaving the industry

[20:23] - Solving the problems with the practice of architecture from within (Hint: Technologies is not the only solution)

[22:00] - Machines, Big Data and AI are just part of the solution in architecture

[25:37] - Why we need to unsubscribe from the Old School Architect's mindset

[29:49] - By 2030, an estimated 85% of our jobs will be replaced - What do we do as architects?

[33:43] - Why and how we should explore our other passions apart from architecture

[35:04] - Are you in an 'architecture box'?

[37:25] - How you can break out of your limiting beliefs in architecture

[40:51] - Dealing with doubts (Chapter 2 of Ines' upcoming book!)

[46:07] - Why I am (finally starting to) be more involved in my local architecture organisations this year in Singapore

[50:00] - How to process fear and doubts & failure.

Inés is an Architecture graduate and the creator of What Archi School Does Not Teach You, an educational platform for architects and designers to unlock their potential.

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Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hemmingsway/

About the show

Architecture Siol! is a podcast from Gabriel Chek featuring Stories, Issues, Opportunities, Learnings within Architecture.

Tune in as Gabriel chats with fellow architects, designers and students to discover more about them and their ‘badass’ work in the architectural industry in Singapore and beyond.

siol - Singaporean slang (Singlish). Commonly used at the end of a sentence to emphasize the 'badass' qualities of someone/something.

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