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The Architect must recognize that process not design is the crux and that the beauty and functional harmony of the building comes from a thousand small steps taken one at a time while the building is being designed through the use of models and then while the building is actually being made This is one of the 16 guidelines stated in Christopher Alexanders A Hippocratic Oath for Architects So wouldnt the beauty of being an Architect be to create a masterpiece To say that you dug your hands right in there and physically helped to build your masterpiece I believe that if these 16 guidelines that Alexander wrote were implemented it would give Architecture a whole new meaning As a student I think that the courses we would be instructed to take would be more fulfilling We would have a wider range of understanding the entire concept of what the true meaning of being an Architect is As an architect I would agree that if implemented every building we produce should and would be desirable Each work would be its own masterpiece This could futuristically help the world to make Architecture more modern and help to remove some of the bland buildings and houses we now have to make newer genuine ones All of the repetition would soon be gone and we would be living in a whole new atmosphere In past Architectural Eras The Parthenon of Greece and the Pantheon of Rome are two of the most famous buildings The Parthenon was built on religious belief to honor the Greek goddess Athena Located atop the Acropolis the Parthenon can be seen for miles away Being located centrally helps to allow with festive gatherings that were typically held in those days The building is square in shape with 8 Doric columns across each end and 15 Doric columns along each side They cage in the giant gold and ivory statue of Athena The roof has
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