Learning To Adapt In Boarding School (Part 2 Of 2)

dormitory room with bunk bed and roommates

Previously, I shared how I made the decision to continue my studies in a boarding school. I was attending an international school in Saudi Arabia as my father’s an expat in an oil company there. And the school only offered Continue reading Learning To Adapt In Boarding School (Part 2 Of 2)

Zainab: An Architectural Adventure (Part 8 Of 10)

Previously, we shared an eye-opening story from Clara Lee, highlighting her architecture student days. Today, I am introducing Habeebah Zainab Sayed Hossen, who hails from the beautiful island of Mauritius. Everyone around her calls her Zainab (Arabic for fragrant flower). Continue reading Zainab: An Architectural Adventure (Part 8 Of 10)

Boarding School: Should I Go? (Part 1 Of 2)

The moment I turned fifteen, people began to ask me, “Where are you going for secondary school?” I didn’t want to answer it because the thing was, I didn’t know where I wanted to go. Should I go to a Continue reading Boarding School: Should I Go? (Part 1 Of 2)

Clara: Confessions Of An Inquisitive Student (Part 7 Of 10)

Previously, we shared about Alice Wansa’s architecture school journey. Today, we let Clara Lee share her own reflections. Clara is the second child out of seven children in her family. She hails from Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Coming from such a Continue reading Clara: Confessions Of An Inquisitive Student (Part 7 Of 10)

Alice: Adversities Of An International Student (Part 6 Of 10)

When reading or hearing stories of one’s self-discovery, it is always interesting to see that some of these stories are similar in how they start. When the plot comes in, each of these stories create their own climax and conclusion. Continue reading Alice: Adversities Of An International Student (Part 6 Of 10)

Jia Xin: Perseverance And Architecture (Part 5 Of 10)

Previously, we dwelt on the creative mind of Lieng Kam Wong and her experience in architecture school. Today, my guest of honour is, Chee Jia Xin, a girl who hails from Johor, Malaysia. Just like Kam, Salehah, Natasya and myself, Continue reading Jia Xin: Perseverance And Architecture (Part 5 Of 10)

Kam: Imagination To Reality In Architecture (Part 4 Of 10)

Previously, I introduced Salehah from Penang, who shared her views, experiences and struggles during her four years of architecture studies. Today, my featured guest is a girl who hails from Brunei. Like me, she also pursued her architectural studies at Continue reading Kam: Imagination To Reality In Architecture (Part 4 Of 10)

Salehah: Self-Discovery Through Architecture (Part 3 Of 10)

The path of architecture is much more than just learning how to draw and design. Architecture is a path of trials that make you question your abilities, sanity and worth. Previously, Natasya Jasmin shared her story on her architecture journey Continue reading Salehah: Self-Discovery Through Architecture (Part 3 Of 10)

Natasya Jasmin: Blindfolded In Architecture (Part 2 Of 10)

Continuing from the Architecture or Archi-torture series, the next nine parts of the story will look at the different perspectives of the life of architecture students. The story will consist of reflections and thoughts from nine creative, passionate and unique Continue reading Natasya Jasmin: Blindfolded In Architecture (Part 2 Of 10)

Architecture Or Archi-torture? (Part 1 Of 10)

One of the hardest university majors to pursue is architecture. From an outsider’s perspective, one might not see the weight and pressure architecture students are carrying. Because every design or drawing comes with a price of sleepless nights and constant Continue reading Architecture Or Archi-torture? (Part 1 Of 10)