Podcast Episode

Introversion in Architecture School (w Shreya Sinha)

Introverted in Architecture School? We discuss how to step out of the comfort zone.

Jan 9, 2022

Show Notes

In this episode, Shreya and I discussed about the following:

  • Her experience working on government defence building projects

  • Education experience during COVID

  • Whether Shreya prefers to work on her school projects and have lectures online or in-person

  • Stepping out of our comfort zones as 'introverted' architectural designers

  • Reframing failure

  • Her views on architectural education on what she thinks the pathway from a graduate student to a professor needs to improve.

  • Advice for architecture students who gets 'bad personal unconstructive comments' by jurors during studio crits

  • Why introversion may not be such a bad thing for young architects, but also how we can adapt to the extroverted side of architectural education and practice.

Shreya is an architectural student based in India where she has also recently completed her mid-term internship and is continuing her studies.


Tune in if you are…

Someone who seeks to stepping out of your comfort zone and being more vocal in studio especially if you proclaim yourself as an introvert. I am sure that you will be inspired to do the same after watching/hearing this episode.

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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