Why Not Pursue Architecture?

You might think at this point that someone who loves architecture as much as I do must have a career in it somehow right? Well, as much as I admire their work and wish it were true, the work I do has nothing really to do with architecture and it is just a very strong passion of mine.

Not Cut Out

1I really don’t think I have what it takes to make it as a successful architect here in America. Maybe in my home country where the competition isn’t as strong and the educational process isn’t as tedious, but I don’t have the money or the brain power to make it happen here.

I am actually OK with this fact though and don’t ever let it get me down. For the most part, I look at work as work and would never want to lose my appreciation for something because I do it as a job. It has always been a wonder to me whether or not people who say that they love their jobs actually love them and for how long.

I know that I love architecture, but I don’t know how much I would love it if it consumed my life all day every day and my way of living depended on it. For now, I am just happy to be a fan and admirer from a far :)

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