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Hi there! again. It's been a while since I last posted something both art or a journal entry. 
In a nut shell, I can say that the last year and a half has really changed me. The newly student that entered architecture school, who didn't know what to ask from life, has slowly disappeared, faded away. After hitting some rough patches, some of which I've handled and got over, others I have rebelled against like a raging witch (haha), I now see things more clearly. I don't settle anymore for too less, I have become more independent and I stand up for myself more often. 
I found myself a month ago, after almost two years of college, being unsatisfied. It's like I haven't learned enough in 2 WHOLE YEARS! I was disappointed. I wanted to get what I had signed up for! and that was theory, aesthetics, culture and of course architecture. But not just served to you on a platter through books, drawings, pictures and HOMEWORK(with no help from my tutors) etc., but explained to you, so you can really understand the core of things, to understand the reason why things happen how they do, to realize what architecture really means and how to create it in the best way possible in the same time reflecting your own concepts. University doesn't force you to learn, it never did. But I just felt the need of an environment that encouraged me to actually eat my school books to the last bite. And also a university which gives you the motivation to do so. I am eager of knowing too much in a short time - that is my excuse I may say. 
I have rebelled against my university by looking for a better one abroad. My top 3 list (for me personally) in no particular order was: Sheffield, Barcelona and Milan; and also the option of getting a serious internship in the 5th year also abroad. 
Options, options, options. What to do? What to pick? Also another big problem: where to get all that money from?
After days and days of thinking and rethinking different plans and after seeing that none of them actually fits, I realized something (also due to all the debates with my friends and colleagues) and I asked myself: Could the college you've studied at define your career?or was that just some crap just to convince you to pay good money for something you could also learn else where? 
The thing is many great architects were actually self-taught. Frank Lloyd Wright, Philip Johnson, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Peter Zumthor, Tadao Ando and many many others have made it on their own. Yes, there were other times, but who says that nowadays you cannot teach yourself things and also finish university with a good degree, which proves your capabilities?
So that would be my plan. If you're not content with what your university offers you, just pick up a book and start reading on the subject you're interested in; watch a documentary movie or just travel and see in real life how things work. You just need to organize your time and your priorities in order to do both.
And in the 5th year I'll most probably apply for that internship, but by then I will be so much more secure of what I CAN DO.

In the meanwhile I am planning on doing some art this summer, so by the end of October I would be presenting 2 collection of artwork: one of portraits and one of a more abstract art. So who is interested should stay tuned!
In the following weeks I will also be updating my gallery with the best works I have done in the last year and a half!

  • Listening to: Robin and the Backstabbers - SPNZRTR
  • Reading: The History of Modern Architecture
  • Watching: Documentaries about Gaudi
  • Playing: Left 4 Dead - AAAA! :)))
  • Eating: munching all kinds of stuff...(-> due to exams)
  • Drinking: coca-cola


Andrea Voiculescu
Artist | Student
"Learn to live the moment"
I love music, art and crazy ideas:P
Architect in the making (I hope:))
I always welcome new ideas!

Current Residence: Bucharest
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Favourite genre of music: Alternative Rock, Blues-Rock,Hard Rock, Folk, Chillstep, Dubstep, Pop
Favourite style of art: Traditional, Photography
MP3 player of choice: Ipod Touch
Favourite cartoon character: Scooby Doo, Courage the Cowardly Dog
Personal Quote: Live your life as a challenge, but don't forget it's just a game!;)

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Rakhmansyah Featured By Owner May 31, 2016
Thanks for watch back andrea. I'm an architecture student😊
LastJuniorStanding Featured By Owner May 23, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Your art is beautiful! Got yourself a new watcher!:) :D ;) :love: :nod: :hug: :huggle: :heart: :clap: :clap: :woohoo: :woohoo: :wave: :airborne: :w00t: :boing: :boogie: :squee: :squee: :dance: :happycry: :strong: :floating: :bounce: :w00t!: =D
KingWillhamII Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2016
Happy Birthday! :D
Here's your gift:… ;)
KingWillhamII Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2015
Happy Birthday! :D
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dedeyutza Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2015  Student
Thanks :D
KingWillhamII Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2015
Helldoggolem Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2015
Happy relaxxing B-DAy!!! :)
dedeyutza Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2015  Student
Thank you
MadalinVlad Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Super lucrari :) Ma voi folosi de unele pentru inspiratie, daca nu te superi, pentru niste schiţe pentru scoala.
dedeyutza Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2015  Student
Mersi si sper ca te-au ajutat
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