Creativity and architecture: common principles

Creativity and architecture go hand in hand. I don’t think one can be without the other. In theory, and in practice, creativity can find order, form, and structure through the same concepts that architecture uses.

For example, architecture is based on people and shapes its design and function according to the needs of communities. Creativity is used to find solutions to challenges and, at the same time, it can improve people’s personal lives or work environments.

Creativity is an expression that can take many forms. On the other hand, since prehistory, architecture has been used as a way for civilizations to express culture.

If we think about it, building a life or a career requires a solid foundation; a structure that can shape our circumstances in the right direction. Emulating a discipline that involves designing and construction can provide some great benefits.

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Know yourself: a time for introspection

“Know yourself.”

This is one piece of advice that has been around for centuries. In times like these, understanding this concept is as relevant as ever. I think any day is ideal for introspection.

Why do you need to know yourself? I came across a great answer:

Gaining a deeper understanding of ourselves helps us to be responsible – or response-able- meaning we can respond to life, rather than react.

Joey Hulin

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