Future-proofing the architect, or how to make sure an algorithm won’t steal your job

Andrei Vasilief
Oct 21, 2019 · 8 min read

Recently, an Archdaily article was making the rounds, causing outrage among the artists and free-thinkers of the profession. In it, an Instagram video posted by artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz, in which he explained why there is a strong chance that architects will be made redundant by automation. So, as I am an architect, I thought I would weigh in and give my .2 euros on what he said: Although I can criticize the viewpoint as somewhat simplistic and focusing on a narrow segment of the market (single-home…