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Why architects should learn to code?

Why architects should learn to code?

We know that we have to be contented with numerous topics besides computer science and it is also necessary for us to expertise those subjects that drives our real projects. It's true that an architect cannot expertise in all the domains related to an architectural project; like the whole list of design process, planning, managerial skills, administrative skills, project management, the business side of architecture, building rules, codes and list goes on.... Along with this never ending list of topics, do we need to learn programming? Then, why is the need for a computer programmer? If you look into the current scenario, the design tools are not considered as a tool for assistance, it is not driven by the architect, instead, the architect is driven by these tools making him to familiarize and use its limited functionalities hindering the designer to cognitively reason and to critically think; In short, the design solutions are not the actual so…

Web development for architects

Do architects have to learn web development? Let me try to answer this question in a way that directed me to explore the area of web development. You can share your opinion if you don't agree with me. Now, let's discuss on it. Why? What & How? Let's keep this in mind before we start. The big Y. Firstly - why to learn web development?
Web development - The subject is definitely inclined towards IT, Information Systems and Computer Science. Learning web development helps an architect to design his/her own architectural web portfolio independently and also know about the most advanced areas of web development that the architect can implement while creating the website design brief. I won't say that every architect should learn web design or development. But, when we look into the phases of design process involved in web development, there are specific areas related to design, especially the wireframing phase, which an architect can easily learn. While communicating wi…