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Why Architects are Super Well-Suited for Startups

This article was originally published by Jude Fulton on Medium under the title "Why Architects are Super Well-Suited for Startups". You can see the original post here. 

Forrest Jessee?s Sleep Suit. Image © Forrest Jessee

This article was originally published by Jude Fulton on Medium under the title "Why Architects are Super Well-Suited for Startups". You can see the original post here. 1. Architects are trained to imagine and pitch the big-picture vision. We?re pretty comfortable imagining ?a world where?? and expressing what that would look and feel like in very tangible terms. Sure, we may only be drawing the first floor plan this week, but we?re doing it, knowing how it will fit into the big picture vision.
Left Image Courtesy City of New York and Friends of the High Line; Right Image © Iwan Baan. ImageThe Highline; Rendered view and reality.

2. We test and learn by making lots of things, iteratively.Architects test circulation by drawing a plan. Or making a film. We assess three-dimensional form by creating at a physical model. We evaluate whether it fits into the city by placing that model into a larger, contextual site model. Architects test hypotheses by making. Many prototypes at different scales, visible from several different perspectives and angles. Each ?product,? which has to be beautiful in its own right, serves to test different hypotheses and should offer insight into the larger thesis as a whole. Within each ...
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