Architectural Design Personal Statement

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Sample Personal Statement for Architectural Design It is once said that architecture is frozen music, and a nice building is a beautiful poem ever composed on the fragrant ground. The artistic glamour and practical applicability make it a perfect combination of both beauty and practicality. In the long history of mankind's development, pieces of magnificent movements have been constantly composed, and scores of exquisite verses have been written. This is reflected in those marvelous structures as from China's Great Wall to the Parthenon in ancient Greece, and from the Great Arena in ancient Rome to Egyptian Pyramids. All these breathtaking and soul-stirring wonders, as a token of human civilization, have blended the most magnificent element…show more content…
However, I realized that I need more practice and experimental experience, despite the fact that I have a fairly solid foundation on my theoretical training. As far as an architect is concerned, experience is the source of inspiration. Bearing this thought in mind, I began to work for one of the best architectural companies in China. During my two years' working in the company, I have undertaken many design projects, most of which have been highly appraised. For instance, the scheme of the XXX , in which I have taken part in designing, won the first prize in the Contest of Project Schemes. A large quantity of practice has thus helped to check my architectural ideas. Nevertheless, this has also revealed some weak points existing in China's present architectural industry considering the aspect of its theories, particularly the lack of necessary guidance by applying theory to practical designing. This insufficiency of theoretical guidance will inevitably result in an artistic height hard for the designed buildings to reach. Such acknowledgment has finally facilitated my thought of pursuing an advanced study abroad. By doing so, I hope I can make a thorough and deeper study of advanced theories and methods of western architecture, thus promoting my design ability to a higher…show more content…
They overlook the application of new construction technology and fail to take into account the properties of new construction materials. For example, steel structures are beginning to be widely applied on domestic buildings, but few architects have developed a sufficient command of the relevant knowledge in this field, resulting in their relatively low designing level when such steel structures are involved. This is an area that a truly well-trained architect can achieve important breakthroughs. Therefore, I also plan to concentrate my future studies on this

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