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6 Things You Must Know Before Taking Up Architecture

Be ready to spend hours on your study desk.

Just like in any other challenging degree, architecture requires its students to spend countless hours hunched over projects. Take care of your physical health by taking a break every few hours. Lie down, or stretch.

Listen to good music.

Even the most experienced architects from top architecture firms in Malaysia listen to music to relax. As you work on architecture projects, music can help you motivate and inspire yourself more. Try listening to jazz or classical music. It will help you focus more on your task.

Don’t forget to back everything up.

Save everything once in a while just in case anything goes wrong. Save your AutoCAD drawings, Photoshop projects and other important documents every few minutes. This is one the best pieces of advice given to any professional or student.

Sleep, whenever there is the chance.

You may be a hardworking person, but you are not a superhero. At some point, you will get tired. Find time to rest and recharge. Sleep is crucial for maximum productivity. If you are having a hard time getting enough rest, reassess your time management strategy.

Drink coffee or tea.

Forget about energy drinks. That is high in sugar! Drinking tea or coffee is a better option. Another alternative is hot chocolate. Just remember that too much of anything is not good. Never drink any of these beverages excessively.

Accept criticism

Creating, critiquing and success all go well together. Trust me, critics will always be there. What you need to do is look at every criticism as good learning points. Use them as motivation and inspiration to get better.

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