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Yes, Math is one of the most important things to know when going to be an architect, as you will need to know planar siding, angles, and many other mathematical equations to b…e succesful, (MORE)

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An architect needs to have a very solid understanding of the trigonometric relationships of a right triangle, as well as advanced algebra. In addition, some architects (but u…sually structural engineers) must use calculus to design buildings that can safely withstand earthquakes. (MORE)

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Mostly their head (imagination) then uses pencil and paper to draw and refine ideas and finally computers to 'draw' their designs in 2D and 3D.

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You might, but you might not be a very good one and you may have to work harder at it.

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The math skills needed to create or construct a building are many indeed. If you have ever watched someone build anything, you may have seen them use a tape measurer or a rule…r. The ability to measure is a basic math skill. It is how an architect communicates the length or size of things we want to build. We must be able to add and subtract these numbers but also must be able to use fractions of these numbers. Today, we deal with measurements that are both the English system and the Metric system. Architects use math to convert between these two systems of measurement. You may also find architects using the many formulas and principles of geometry to create a building. Think about designing a building. How strong do the walls and beams and ceilings need to be? You figure that out with math, knowing the weights and strengths of the materials. How much of the materials do you need? It depends on the sizes of the walls, rooms, ceilings, all of that is math. Is concrete cheaper, or steel or cinder block? It depends on how much of each you need, what they cost to buy and build. How long will each stage of the construction take, and how can they be planned to overlap to get the building done the fastest? How much does each sq. foot. of the building rent for, and how long will it take to pay off the investment? How will it affect traffic in the neighborhood? How big does the garage need to be to hold the cars of what percentage of the people who work in the building or customers/clients who visit the building? What about windows? How many sq. feet per wall? How much heat will build up in the rooms because of the windows? That will affect how much air conditioning you need. Also windows leak heat during the Winter so more of them means more heat too. How many electrical outlets do you need? How many amps do you need from the power lines? How many circuit-breakers? How many lighting fixtures do you need? In modern buildings, the lighting system is considered part of the heating system--which is why you see lights on in skyscrapers in the middle of the night when nobody is there. For big, tall buildings, architects are even concerned with how the wind affects them, how it swirls between buildings. They use computer models for this. Also things like earthquake resistance. There's almost every kind of math here! Geometry and trig, calculus, accounting, engineering, finite element analysis, computer modeling, etc.etc. (MORE)

If you possess a strong aptitude for design coupled with the ability to explain the vision behind your design, consider a career in architecture. With a healthy job growth pro…jection over the next few years, architecture represents a promising career path with a multitude of opportunities. But what is an (MORE)

If you are looking for a great career, architecture may be right for you. Before you are able to pursue a career in this field, however, you must first learn more about its ed…ucational requirements. To launch a career in architecture, you need to earn a Bachelor of Architecture degree. (MORE)

Kansas State University, which was originally founded as an agricultural college in 1863, is now considered a fine research university. Among K-State's nine colleges is the Co…llege of Architecture, Planning and Design, which offers four different Master's degree programs: Architecture, Interior Architecture and Product Design, Landscape Architecture and Regional and (MORE)

Do you stand in awe when you look at buildings with amazing architectural style? Do you have great architectural ideas that you would like to see put into action? If so, you m…ight want to start gathering info about architecture so you can determine if this career path is right (MORE)

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Math is neede to be an architect because you draw the layout of houses and everything so you need to make the sq feet into inches to draw the house the exact way.

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No, not at all.Architects use measurements and the foundations of geometry it takes a little bit of math but it does not need bargraphs or line plots.

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Architects use fractions every day in their designs. Fractional measurements are a major part of any design or building.

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Architects tend to use all types of math, but one main math used is Geometry. Architects must understand how slopes, intercepts and other terms found in geometry.

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As a student, yes, goodness yes! That is one thing art and design programs don't tell you is the cost of supplies. I speak from experience. There is nothing like spending $50 …to $100 on a design project each week and go before the panel to present and have a professor, grad student, or visiting architect come and rip a part off as they make design recommendations/corrections or mark up drawings with red ink or a black Sharpie. I would stand there and hear a cash register in my head as they break my work into pieces, but it's all for the student's improvement. As a practicing architect, no you don't, the costs for supplies are covered by the firm, but they stay at the office! At home, you'll have your own stockpile, and trust me after five years of school, a stockpile is what you will have. If you open your own practice, then the cost of your supplies will be a part of your company's overhead. (MORE)